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  • Her life as a poet seems to be one of deep immersion punctuated by brief surfacings for gulps of air.

    Jo Shapcott: I'm not someone chasing her own ambulance

  • I think of those seven archetypes outlined above as common to us all, and I think many psychological states can be viewed as surfacings of (our own personal versions of) those archetypes.

    Magic 101

  • Since the default collective response for LJ members seems to be create a group about it, I shouldn't have been remotely surprised to find an LJ community devoted to tracking hatbot surfacings and investigating the origin of the prank over at themissinghat.

    [meta] tags, and missing hats

  • Now, commercial vessels are notified of where those surfacings are to occur, though not the specific time.

    CNN Transcript - Saturday Morning News: Search Continues for Survivors of Submarine Accident - February 10, 2001

  • "The high frequency of minke whale observations coupled with their behaviour in the estuary, frequent surfacings with much of their bodies visible, made these observations possible."

    BBC News - Home

  • It comes to an abrupt halt and dives just out of the net range, 5-7 from the line, thus making the surging roll at the surface, a movement markedly different from normal respiratory surfacings. - Business News

  • But scaling the real time web has proved a challenge (e.g the frequent surfacings of the Twitter failwhale during big events).


  • Here is a photo of the Skate during one of its surfacings in 1959.



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