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  • I assumed that they had come directly from the son's soccer game, since he was still wearing his grass-stained uniform and cleats, like many other soccer kids dotting the restaurant.

    Carleton Kendrick: Are You Embarrassed By Your Kids' Appearance?

  • He looked normal, dressed in grass-stained jeans, a white T-shirt, and a backward baseball cap.

    My Fair Succubi

  • Just the laundry alone from all those sweat-soaked t-shirts and grass-stained pants is enough to discourage anyone ...

    Neil Zevnik: Perilous Journey 2: The Urge to Cheat

  • Any my wife can't stop complaining about what I call my grub scrubs: an admittedly ill-fitting pair of shorts that are held together with a safety pin - three actually clipped together - a pair of purple, grass-stained Chuck Taylors and a wife-beater that no longer completely covers my mid-section.

    Lawrence Shulruff: Recessionary Crisis? How about mid-life crisis in a recession?

  • But how pleased we were to see them bolt for the sidelines in their grass-stained shorts, their grubby hands cramming powdered sugar donut holes into happy mouths all dusted in white!

    Jonathan Black: Confessions of a Failed Parent

  • Every Saturday, you see scads of kids with grass-stained knees, wearing brightly colored t-shirts marked with the name of their team's sponsor.

    Batter Up! | The Stiletto Gang

  • Martha was no more aware of these changes in herself than she had been of her body when she was three years old and paraded around with her lovely balloon of a belly pushing out against her T-shirt, the lines of her underwear showing recklessly beneath her grass-stained pants.

    ALONE With You

  • Padding her way into the kitchen, she saw that Richard was seated at the kitchen table in his grass-stained jeans.

    Under a Maui Moon

  • Just as inevitable as the arrival of spring, a large group of kids, in grass-stained knee socks, will go home disappointed from these tryouts.

    The Orange Revolution

  • Just now Jenny saw a girl with flushed cheeks, whose hair was clinging to her forehead in little damp curls, whose tissue-linen blouse was beginning to go limp, and whose flowing cotton skirt was dusty and grass-stained.

    THE FORBIDDEN GAME

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