plaster-of-paris love

plaster-of-paris

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  • The fact that he is so dedicated to his work that he actually * reads* the lifeless, stultifying, plaster-of-paris prose of Jimmy Carter.

    Putting the Carter before the horse

  • And this is what's important — his costume was composed of a grey wig that spilled over his forehead, a beard and moustache, black leather pants and a heavy jacket and most importantly, a metal fore-arm guard that looked suspiciously like a plaster-of-paris cast painted over with silver glitter.

    The Night We Saw Shehenshah

  • I was trying to find some polyurethane bandage strips in a hurry without going the eBay route because I needed to make a penguin wing mold for a sculpture project, the poly I had was long dead, and I wanted something a bit easier to use than plaster-of-paris bandages.

    Making Light: Open thread 136

  • The whole experience has been reduced to a shoebox's worth of mental snapshots that blend in my head with favorite scenes from camp-themed movies: "Was that the year I made a plaster-of-paris face mask or chopped the head off a sex-crazed counselor?"

    Joel Schwartzberg: Revering Summer Camp, or Maybe Just the Memories

  •   She thought about gluing the handle back on and using plaster-of-paris for the hole.

    The Paprika Ewer

  • A beggar child had come up to the Honda City holding up a beautiful plaster-of-paris statue of the Buddha.

    THE WHITE TIGER

  • It kind of reminds me of those plaster-of-paris casts that pregnant women sometimes do of their pregnant bellies, only with clothes.

    It's Rude to Stare

  • She thought about gluing the handle back on and using plaster-of-paris for the hole.

    The Paprika Ewer

  • It is an absurd little gallery, absurdly imitating the Louvre, with just such compartments and pillars as you see in the noble Paris gallery; only here the pillars and capitals are stucco and white in place of marble and gold, and plaster-of-paris busts of great Belgians are placed between the pillars.

    Little Travels and Roadside Sketches

  • Well, it turns out that I don't have to help seven year olds plaster-of-paris pencil holders.

    hamletwildie Diary Entry

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