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  • n. A cross-country race in which a trail of torn-up paper marks the trail
  • n. An administration process involving cross-references between many documents; the following of a paper trail


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  • I can only hope that informal workarounds for the paperchase have been found. on March 23, 2010 at 2: 14 pm Retired Sgt

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  • Standard There's a good choice of different, contemporary decorations available at Paperchase stores and its new online store

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  • We're also in the middle of the paperchase for our adoption and realizing that I may need to do some fancy begging and crying in the next few days to make sure a few things are taken care of while he's still in the zip code.

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  • It is not foolproof – I helped out in the Henley paperchase where the kitchen sink was at one stage proferred – but there is excellent anecdotal evidence of how successful it is and how, when transferred to a neighbouring seat or a nearby area prospects improved similarly.

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  • “If we go to the cutting,” said Peter, “we shall see the workmen, even if we miss the paperchase.”

    The Railway Children

  • The paperchase was found to be a more amusing subject of conversation than the reading powers of swallows.

    The Railway Children

  • “I KNOW the paperchase has gone long ago,” said Phyllis every two minutes, and she hardly knew whether she was pleased or disappointed when

    The Railway Children

  • The children had often been down to watch the work, and this day the interest of picks and spades, and barrows being wheeled along planks, completely put the paperchase out of their heads, so that they quite jumped when a voice just behind them panted, “Let me pass, please.”

    The Railway Children


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