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  • Fred Trueman delivered the ball 'in a fluid, side-on action of textbook beauty'.

    Fred Trueman: the good, the bad and the grouchy | Rob Bagchi

  • They remembered him as aggressive and tireless, the swaggering menace of his run-up, the India ink mop of Brylcreemed hair ruffled by the breeze and those shoulders broadening to Superman dimensions when he delivered the ball in a fluid, side-on action of textbook beauty.

    Fred Trueman: the good, the bad and the grouchy | Rob Bagchi

  • Rafal Kozik, £1.49 Although something of an acquired taste, the board game's winning mix of strategy and competition seems to translate unerringly to iPad, as does building colourful networks of railways across North America against the computer, friends or strangers online.iPad only, Days Of Wonder, £4.99 With side-on 2D courses that defy both conventional architecture and the laws of physics, Super Stickman Golf is a beautifully made game of risk and reward.

    iPod, iPhone & iPad games round-up

  • It appears that it was a side-on impact on the passenger side.

    Three teenagers killed in car crash on icy bend in Yorkshire

  • Put on like that, with the slats on the boards mounted side-on, is going to be a wondrous difficult medium to remove tag graffiti from ... the cracks between the slats should serve quite well to allow the paint to wick down into the panels.

    See for yourself (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • SUVs also stand higher off the ground, he says, so more of the force hits the frame below the driver's seat in a side-on crash.

    The Top Cars for Teens: Better Safe Than Sporty

  • Y'know, I think that side-on comparison above lends greater credence to those who think motion-captured performances shouldn't qualify for acting awards, such as Oscars.

    VES Awards: Avatar and Up Win Almost Everything | /Film

  • Then they sweep round a corner and we get a side-on view of the incredible pace these guys travel at.

    Tour de France 2010: Stage five - as it happened

  • However, among the six car seats that Which? advised parents not to buy, two - the Chicco Neptune in the toddler up to school age category and the Sunshine Kids Monterey in the school age group - were criticised for giving insufficient protection in the event of a side-on collision.

    Backless car booster cushions 'do not offer children enough protection'

  • Children in this age band and of a height below 135cm (4ft 5in) are required by law to use a child car seat, but the consumer body has found that 17% do not use any kind of car seat, while a further 30% use backless booster cushions which, though they meet legal requirements, offer less protection than full-sized child car seats in side-on crashes.

    Backless car booster cushions 'do not offer children enough protection'

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