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- n. Plural form of telephone pole.
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"Hello, Pintail — Laredo," indicated he probably had some news for us on something other than Sams, as he seldom bothered with the introductory formalities when the telephone poles were flying.
Two long, white telephone poles rising up from the ground, beam-on to them now but already turning to follow them, the third one not yet visible.
In early afternoon, having failed to see any signs advertising agriturismi, and anxious to get to the coast, we stopped for lunch in an Autogrill, a roadside rest area where the food resembles the food at rest areas on American interstates in somewhat the same way that the Mona Lisa resembles the paintings you see on towels and carpets hung up for sale on ropes strung between telephone poles at an intersection outside of town.
The Chinese and American flags on telephone poles or lighr poles everywhere.