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  • They certainly aren't being displayed in a respectful manner either, although I don't know if its really any worse than the hundreds of dust-coated animals I've seen stuffed and molding-away in garages and rec-rooms.

    Situational Taxidermy

  • Again, a pretty modern sound, maybe Television is a good analogue, if Television had come from a dust-coated town on the edge of the desert and not from the Big City.

    Tablelands – The Sounds of Strangeways | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

  •  Ghosts wander dust-coated streets searching for lost souls, the way home from madness.

    Thinly Sliced Raw Fish

  • Then, I turned my attention to newer kitchen toys like the pasta crank while leaving the ice cream maker on the dust-coated cabinet top.

    Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

  • It shows panicked, bloodied and dust-coated people scrambling for safety.

    CNN Transcript May 19, 2008

  • He shares, solemnly, "One for you, Mommy", and together we eat dust-coated goldfish, slightly soggy with the perpetual moisture of the Coast.

    blog: Idealism

  • What I do find interesting, though, is that in the photos, such as this published picture by a Reuters photographer, the infant has around its neck a pacifier that is so clean and uncovered by dust it stands out in stark contrast to the child's dust-coated body.

    Qana- the casualties that weren't? Evidence mounts that the events at Qana were staged

  • She pointed with her free hand to a row of dust-coated spheres.

    Blackout

  • The sooty fingerprints around her nose and the trails of sweat running through her dust-coated rouge only added to the effect: bloody but unbowed.

    Firestorm

  • It drifted slowly through her hands, shining in the light of the power cells past ropes of dust-coated cables and conduits, then beyond them and out of sight.

    The Pandora Principle

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