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  • n. A lawnmower.


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  • AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall Since January, lawn-mower manufacturer Ariens Co. has opened four new warehouses across North America to store finished mowers.

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  • Mandates already have saddled us with toilets that won't flush, washers that won't wash, ethanol-laced gasoline that burns up our lawn-mower engines and electric cars that aren't nearly as comfortable, powerful or practical as the models they're supposed to replace.

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  • Briggs & Stratton Corp. finance chief David Rodgers said the lawn-mower engine maker believes "inventories in the channel are reasonable" for this time of year, though customers and dealers continue to be "very conscientious" about holding working capital in inventories.

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  • For the high-school lawn-mower, babysitter or dog-walker, the duty to file kicks in as soon as he or she earns $400 net.

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  • Four of the 24 cancer types discovered, which together make up over 50% of the prostate cancers classified so far, have the equivalent of lawn-mower engines and probably don't have enough power to grow past the prostate gland, Dr. Simons says.

    The Prostate Cancer Quandary

  • Hendricks: I don't know what it's actually called, but we just always call it the lawn-mower episode.

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  • Some of the sample ideas on the site are exceptionally unlikely to happen (the ability to teleport anywhere) but others seem a tad more realistic (a lawn-mower version of the Roomba robot vacuum cleaner).

    Make It So Competition Promises To Realise Your Idea | Lifehacker Australia

  • Up next: an assault on the U.S. lawn-mower market.

    Gao Gains On Black & Decker

  • Running a close second was "the guy under the lawn-mower" sequence.

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  • The rising cost of shipping everything from industrial-pump parts to lawn-mower batteries to living-room sofas is forcing some manufacturers to bring production back to North America and freeze plans to send even more work overseas.

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