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  • n. Plural form of flighter.


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  • He said he didn't see it, but on "Face the Nation," a clearly rattled correspondent Elizabeth Palmer stopped her discussion with Schieffer in mid-sentence when the flighters went by.

    Amanpour's Trip To Egypt Shows 'This Week' Changes

  • The key to this election for Democrats is to turn out people as vehemently opposed to the white-flighters and race-baiters and it is for the GOP to whip them into a poll posse.

    Brian Ross: African-American Voter Turnout in 2010 May Hinge on the President Who Happens to be Black

  • At best, the region has been treated as a colony to be exploited by East Coast industrialists and West Coast white flighters.

    West will be where it's won

  • Sheeee-it, Borg NEEDS to stay local, chatting up white-flighters from Santa Clarita and Roverside, until he can defend his comments against ALL criticism, not JUST the low-hanging fruit and poor parents that speak English poorly.

    Open Thread For Friday

  • Nope, ALL the venom was coming from the suburbs and even people OUTSIDE L.A. 2nd generation white-flighters -- Santa Clarita, and SAN FRANCISCO?

    Charter School Appoints New Principal

  • I think I will post this so all the OTHER intolerant white-flighters will stop worrying and learn to LOVE their brown neighbors; as I do now!

    Quotation Of The Day

  • They were producing special, racially unbalanced schools so that "white-flighters" would return to the system.

    "To Fight the Good Fight"

  • Pre-flighters ran wherever they went, sat on the front edge of their chairs at the mess hall, and had to spit-shine the floors and keep precisely arranged clothing in their closets.


  • Miss Radford, asserting that she never forced her company upon any one, swung out of the shop; and Mrs. Mills said to the cat that they did not want too many flighters about.

    Love at Paddington

  • Ordinary second flighters in the Shires would probably prefer the Galway "loose stone wall" depicted in Fig. 119 or the small bank shown in Fig. 120.

    The Horsewoman A Practical Guide to Side-Saddle Riding, 2nd. Ed.


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