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  • Seinfeld character Cosmo Kramer used Kramerica as a pretense for stunts such as tossing an oil-filled rubber ball out the window of an office building.

    Ergen's Comedy Strategy for Dish

  • As the Gulf gusher neared the record, Hurricane Alex whipped oil-filled waves onto the Gulf Coast's once-white beaches.

    BP Oil Spill Nears Record As Largest In Gulf History

  • When Leno asked Maddow about her reaction to the Gulf visit, Maddow said she was distressed, and nearly panicked during a boat ride on the oil-filled waters.

    Rachel Maddow On Leno: Gulf Visit Was 'Claustrophobic,' I Had 'Panicky Feeling' (VIDEO)

  • The media showed heartbreaking photographs of black, smothered beaches, oil-coated cormorants unable to fly, and sea otters clawing in agony at their oil-filled eyes and screaming in pain from their oil-dried, cracked, inflamed skin.

    Beginner’s Grace

  • And when the great oil-filled balloon began to sink and the cable from the derrick was let loose from the gondola below, he turned and hurried toward the amphibian.

    "Undersea Prisoner" by Harl Vincent, part 1

  • Crude reserves are bursting the capacities to contain them onshore to the point where storage availability has become scarce, and oil-filled tankers are sitting afloat offshore, awaiting a more favorable price day.

    Consumers And Volatile Oil Prices

  • Mini's EPA "Annual Petroleum Consumption" is estimated at 10.7 oil-filled barrels, about 449.4 gallons.

    Steve Parker: "Green cars" - Latest Automotive Marketing Scam

  • And directly across the border from the allies, vast minefields, oil-filled ditches and steep-walled sand berms and trenches intended to channel the attacking armies into "killing fields" for the convenience of Iraqi artillery and tank gunners.

    Blitzkrieg

  • Sources told "Newsweek" that at least one of the fires -- in oil-filled trenches along the Kuwaiti border -- was set by the allies.

    Hard Days Ahead

  • Tehran, Iran — The global petroleum market threw up a little in its throat Thursday as Iran commenced a second consecutive day of test firing oil-filled surface-to-surface missiles.

    Iran Launches Oil Barrels into Persian Gulf | clusterflock

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