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  • n. Plural form of fencepost.


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  • You are right ... it's my own fault for not chaining my lawnmowers up to fenceposts and the like.

    Unwelcome addition (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • All I could see the whole way was fence and what looked like cameras on the fenceposts from time to time.

    Messages to Mars

  • I've seen 6 trees whittled down to nothing and fenceposts whittled down and broke off.

    Is there a certain type of tree that deer make rubs on? Thanks!

  • I raised a pen full of pheasants a few years ago, both for the sake of my own enjoyment and to field train my bird dog. it was completely encased in chicken-wire fencing, and anchored to the ground with those steel fenceposts.

    On Oregon Ranchers and Wolves

  • There was no lack of blossoms; it was one of those years when beekeepers say that “the fenceposts give honey.”

    A Different Stripe

  • The backpacker or camper who passes by later, sees the damage to the signs or fenceposts and the expended brass, is going to shake his head in disgust (much as we would).

    See Us in the Funny Pages

  • Before this trip I had only seen them barring bird sanctuaries and other zoolike situations on fenceposts or circling in SERIOUSLY rural areas of road trips, the parts where you play corn-corn-soybeans-corn-cows-corn-corn-horses!

    Making Light: Open thread 134

  • The same instincts that had led me to dot fenceposts with my blood seemed just as powerful as the driving urge of birds to fly south for winter, or cats to hunt—or Henry to drink blood.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • Above all, the clouds are like tennis skirts, fenceposts dark where dogs piss their names.

    Chris Hutchinson on Jeramy Dodds

  • He picked up the netting and kept unrolling it, stringing it over the fenceposts, and then he stopped and dropped the netting again.

    why you should take a skill check in Perception


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