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  • n. Plural form of stapler.


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  • Eventually, in 1363, the staple came to be established at Calais, and all "staplers," or exporters of staple goods from England, were forced to give bonds that their cargoes would be taken direct to Calais to be sold.

    An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England

  • Do I go as far as including things such as staplers and hole punches or do I lean it and just put pencil sharpeners in?

    Army Rumour Service

  • Teachers had, in the past, received instructional supply funds annually to pay for art and craft supplies, books, games, learning materials and incidentals, such as staplers and paper cutters.

    Sand Mountain Reporter: News

  • Covidien doesn't compete in some of the best-known markets for pricey devices, such as replacement hips and knees or implantable heart stents and defibrillators, but instead makes a broad array of products like surgical instruments and staplers, hernia-repair products and operating-room accessories.

    Covidien CEO to Retire

  • ACCO now makes far more money from other products, including staplers and binding equipment, and says clips account for less than 1% of annual sales.

    Mousetraps, Maybe, but Can You Build a Better Paper Clip?

  • It is counterproductive to have staff scurrying about in an effort to keep an irascible surgeon calm or ducking to avoid flying staplers.

    Doctor Tantrums Have No Place in the Operating Room

  • I have used tape for fixing hemlines and assorted other things but not staplers ... but the thing that has me surprised is that I never thought French would do such a thing, this is so American, in my opinion!

    agrafer - French Word-A-Day

  • Why don't we take away pencils and staplers as well!

    School Suspends Six-Year-Old Boy For Bringing Folding Silverware to Lunch

  • Tara bit her tongue, trying not to burst out laughing at the idea that those resources involved staplers stolen from the Library of Congress.

    Rogue Oracle

  • Plastic Wrap or Tin Foil Everything Possible - This prank requires some serious time if you are going to go all out and wrap EVERYTHING (staplers, pens, mouse, pictures, post its, etc …).

    5 Harmless Office Pranks | myFiveBest


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