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  • For a sudden violent moment they were all there, in the swamp, wrenching Marvin's false leg off, and then they were gone again in their ship, which said "foop".

    Life, the Universe, and Everything

  • The robots marched grimly and, it almost seemed, in a slightly disheartened manner, back into their warship which, with a "foop", was gone.

    Life, the Universe, and Everything

  • The eleven white robots ascended through the seething cloud in a tight formation, and with a few last flashes of flame entered the bowels of their hovering white ship, which, with the noise of a hundred thousand people saying "foop", promptly vanished into the thin air out of which it had wopped.

    Life, the Universe, and Everything

  • Many years ago an old man told me the word "foop" was used in old English, with the same meaning.

    Barbados Underground

  • I got 500 words into "Maxfield Parrish Blue", and in one swell foop solved the problem I was having that'd been blocking it in my head.

    Monday

  • Medicare, and you're fighting "Socialized" medicine in one swell foop.

    Senate Democrats moving towards dropping Medicare buy-in

  • In one swell foop I will answer the burning question on everyone's mind.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Our front door already contains a miniature art gallery and thanks to you, Jena Jena Jena, our collection has doubled in size in one swell foop.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • The longer we sit here with all our literal and figurative eggs in one small and fragile basket, the greater the risk that human beings and all they have accomplished could be wiped out in one swell foop.

    Who Do You Say I Am

  • Holy smokes, you're planning to travel from Tepic AND shopping Tonalá and Tlaquepaque in one swell foop ... and then heading back to Tepic?

    Tonala Glass Blowers

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