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  • n. The police.


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  • These 8-year-olds, be it known, don't have lisping voices and Lord Fauntleroy curls: they have five-o'clock shadow, a strong sense of their due entitlements according to the current trick/treat exchange rate and a lovingly accumulated arsenal of eggs, fireworks and plastic bags full of dog doo with which to play jocular tricks on spoilsport adults who won't join in with the spirit of Halloween.

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  • And you pay a small wary-looking African-American child to stand on the corner, so he can run towards you in a panicky fashion twice a day yelling 'five-o.

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  • Played by David Duchovny with rumpled charm and a five-o'-clock shadow, Hank gets away with his jerky behaviour because his friends and family put up with it and strangers find the bad-boy act intriguing, until he goes too far and their smiles fade.

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  • The prime minister will turn the big five-o tomorrow, and partner Tim Mathieson is giving her a male cavoodle puppy - a cross between a Cavalier King Charles spaniel and a miniature poodle. | Top Stories

  • Sign what a culture icon hawaii five-o is: the real honolulu police dropped off @ set gift boxes of choco macadamia nuts.

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  • In addition to his five-o gig in Englewood community in Chicago's 7th district, Russow is a longtime student of former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes, whom he trained under as a wrestler at Eastern Illinois University.

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  • He also now wore a different pair of jeans and smelled as if he had on cologne—and had what look like barber-trimmed five-o’clock shadow.

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  • Even grungy with a dark blond five-o’clock shadow, the man was fine . . . hell, all of them were, honestly.

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  • His jaw was covered in a velvety wash of five-o’clock shadow, and his dark brown eyes were intense and kind.

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  • Trixy was so busy being adored by her girls, she didn’t even see us sneaking up on them like five-o.

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