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  • "I'm in good shape as far as the game of golf goes," said the lank-haired American, whose career highlights include two wins on the second-tier Nationwide Tour.

    Dufner refocuses on PGA Tour after major near-miss

  • There are those who want a manager who embraces the philosophy of the gaunt, lank-haired, chain-smoking César Luis Menotti, the mastermind behind Argentina's victory in the 1978 World Cup, and those who believe the leader must be somebody like Carlos Bilardo, the arm‑waver with the toucan-esque profile who repeated the feat in Mexico eight years later.

    Dressingroomistas v Structuralists: football's perennial problem

  • "I'm in good shape as far as the game of golf goes," said the lank-haired American, whose career highlights include two wins on the second-tier Nationwide Tour.

    Dufner refocuses on PGA Tour after major near-miss

  • I once tried surviving on a diet of lentils, wind-assisted fruit and condensation, but it turned me into a lank-haired, workshy, leather-hating muppet, with a matted beard and wild, bloodhsot eyes.

    Young Man, There’s A Place You Can Go « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • And those who know the value of peace learn how to make peace–even between a screaming mad premenstrual teen and a lank-haired, irritable, self-righteous and justifiably exasperated prima donna of a primipara.

    Reels, Wheels and Cycles « Gender Across Borders

  • “This was the kind of thinking that we grew up with in the GDR,” said Harry Stein, a lank-haired, sober, fiftyish man who has been the official historian at the camp since the early 1980s.

    The Lampshade

  • He alone had no war-bonnet or feathers, or anything but a coloured shirt; he was young and wiry, lean-faced and lank-haired and without paint-but with those eyes he didn't need any.

    Isabelle

  • When will she let go the lank-haired man, forsake the actress, forsake herself?

    The Scenes Speak for Themslves

  • Large fierce dogs, and uncouth, terrified-looking, lank-haired children, very scantily clothed, abounded by these abodes.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • It sounds to us as though Joss Stone might be starting to believe her own hype a little, which is an upsetting thing to hear about a lank-haired teenager who sings like a goose trying to break up a fight in a pub with a Theremin.

    Joss Stone Thanks Everybody In The World

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