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  • The pale, felty cups were big enough to hold a pigeon's egg and the "hymenal" inner surfaces were blood red.

    Country Diary: Wenlock Edge

  • When another kid stole his pigeon and Tyson confronted him, the kid ripped the pigeon's head off.

    Mike Tyson, pigeon fancier, makes his Animal Planet debut

  • And it is so wrong to expect that a heavy-metal superstar who is making a serious attempt to watch his cholesterol will rip off a pigeon's head and eat the bird whole at age 70.

    Rockers Too Far Up the Stairway to Heaven

  • In front of a white garage door, the female sparrowhawk was standing on the pigeon's chest, a trail of down feathers to the side testament to a tumbling struggle.

    Country diary: Sandy, Bedfordshire

  • He was partly stunned for the moment, but on investigation found no greater harm than a nasty lump that soon rose to the size of a pigeon's egg.

    Chapter 27

  • Regarding the passenger pigeon's demise, one of the staples of French Canadian cuisine is tourtière, a double crusted meat pie.

    Three Ways to Drive an Animal to Extinction - Boing Boing

  • People have sought to speak out using the best means available, whether that's strapping a note to a pigeon's leg, handing out printed pamphlets on a street corner or tweeting from the subway.

    Timothy Karr: BART and the New Era of Censorship

  • In particular, just the thought of a Helen Thomas statue helps us understand better a pigeon's point of view.

    David Klinghoffer Saves Civilization

  • In the city, the evenings take on a purplish hue just before sunset, not entirely toxic, claims the blind paperboy who delivers each day's news with a rasp and a pigeon's smeared blood across her door.

    Big City

  • In all other aspects of human endeavor, one should prize thoughtfulness and reserve, but when it comes to exercise, it's permissible, even desirable to be as shallow as a stool pigeon's grave.

    Printing: Walk Like a Man

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