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  • n. Alternative spelling of lamppost.


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  • INSI - Safety Resources - If walking in to a lampost is the less serious (but no less painful) side of journalism then this is the serious stuff.

  • Sadly for me and to the entertainment of the said motorists I walked straight into a lampost that someone had deliberately positioned to catch unsuspecting, daydreaming coppers on their way back for a cuppa.

    You Heard It Here First (Bulbgate) « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • This is why the industry has been pressing for consideration of LTE femtocells for outdoor usage (the LTE femtocell on each lampost scenario).

    Slow Wired Broadband Could Choke LTE Femtocells

  • She jumped onto a lampost and hopped her way up to the roof of the building.

    Arcana Magi Pure - c.3

  • Looking out the crusted window, the sight of the lampost and tree-lined street, the granite block park wall, the wandering path through an open field and the woods behind with a barely visible waterfall and stream traversed by a stone arching walkway, took my mind to a different place and time, forty years past and worlds away.

    The Strange Tantes

  • Having taught the books for 18 years, I can't tell you the thrill of hearing dozens of normally reticent 6th graders exclaim aloud in joy, "so THAT'S how the lampost got there!"

    Chronologist or Publicationist?

  • Grumpy I agree, I just wish a sharp object or raging mob with lampost and piano wire would remove him..

    Happy Birthday - James Gordon Brown PM.

  • Pleasingly, well actually, maddeningly, ironic coming from the man who clings to power despite numerous clear signals that the public would quite happily string him up from a lampost with a variety of materials, a BNP banner being one... in fact, they already have.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Just lucky no one else had to as they swung from nearby lampost! on February 1, 2007 at 3: 35 pm | Reply Sergeant Says


  • David Ogilvy of Ogilvy and Mather once said, most companies use research and surveys "as a drunk uses a lampost...for support, not illumination."

    Archive 2008-01-01


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