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  • n. Plural form of pasting.

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Examples

  • Talking of twos, it's interesting to note that England's wins in Ashes Tests over the last six years have come in distinct pairs: hideous nail-biters or, if you prefer Ashley Giles' earthier description, arse-nippers in 2005, fraught but ultimately comfortable in 2009, and absolute pastings in 2010-11.

    The Ashes 2010: Australia v England - day four as it happened

  • The posters they are covering are legit wheat pastings done by the graffiti collective, Faile.

    Page 2 | /Film

  • GERGEN: Well, I think it is a good idea for a party to listen, especially when it's taken a couple of pastings (ph).

    CNN Transcript May 4, 2009

  • GERGEN: Well, I think it is a good idea for a party to listen, especially when it's taken a couple of pastings.

    CNN Transcript May 4, 2009

  • Taking two pastings in a row like that, the Republicans look like they're really in trouble.

    CNN Transcript Nov 3, 2009

  • As England cancelled their forthcoming pastings at the hands of their Indian cricketing superiors due to ongoing violence in India, captain Kevin Pietersen has personally thanked the head of the armed guerrillas, saying We were due to have our arses handed to us on a plate over and over again in the last two games.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • What purpose do your pastings and your rants serve?

    Bush speaks.

  • Now I'm a Brit and I've never heard her or heard her speak so she must be a nightmare to get the pastings she gets on the www because she seems kinda cute from the pics.

    YesButNoButYes: Top Ten Things Rachel Ray Should Endorse

  • Saturday's shutout of the Mountaineers (2-3, 0-2) looked quite similar to the back-to-back pastings of Western Michigan and

    NCAA Football - Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia

  • The prefatory "Afterthought" mentioned may be found, only if stuck in some of the copies of the volume -- doubtless by quick and clumsy after-pastings.

    The Square of Sevens An Authoritative Method of Cartomancy with a Prefatory Note

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