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  • Basic 30 - high table, patio chair, standard-issue grey waste bin.

    A Trip to Palo Alto

  • There are hilarious bits to this movie, but it's very much not a standard-issue comedy, and it's certainly not a comedy that takes its humor from crude renditions of the race relations of the mid-1980s, so I feel that the title may in some ways be misleading.

    mrissa: And then Straithairn sort of shrieks like some kind of evil alien bird.

  • One of my theories about what's wrong with Veronica Mars S3 is that it was even less of an ensemble cast show than before and Veronica was treated as more of a standard-issue main character.

    mrissa: TV main characters: why do they suck so?

  • He works independently rather than with the main big lab thing, and the ambient attitude towards that seems to be a desire to get him to consult, rather than a standard-issue plot where nobody appreciates the black guy in short dreads who works on his own ideas and never wears a suit.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • Even if she's fully recovered and can run a standard-issue statewide campaign, she'll be at least several months -- maybe a year -- behind, and that matters.

    The Fix: Can Gabrielle Giffords win a Senate race?

  • These should be standard-issue for every car owner. $170,

    The Best Junk for Your Trunk

  • Built with a touchscreen in mind, you tap a zybble standard-issue glowing blobs to attract all others of the same colour.

    This week's new games

  • She wore a standard-issue army uniform, but there was no unit designation on her shoulder and no name tag on her chest.

    The Omega Theory

  • But the complexity of his own world view he opposed British involvement in the war but was himself a power-worshiper with a totalitarian itch who believed passionately in human perfectibility charges what might have been a standard-issue Shavian sermon with the multilayered ambiguity of high art.

    Smile as the Bomb Goes Off

  • Your standard-issue Nasty Dictatorship basically wants to siphon up as much money as possible before the supply dries up.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Competing Explanations for the Oppressive Nature of Socialism


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