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  • n. Plural form of terrestrial.


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  • The market distortion effect it's having on the other three terrestrials is devastating ... timed with the depression, the effects are likely to cause lasting damage to ITV.

    House Points: Is the television licence fee doomed?

  • While common patterns such as terrestrials (ants, grasshoppers, crickets), mayflies, and stoneflies will all work at times, no fly angler should be without a selection of small midges.

    Berks county news

  • TWO It's a pretty faint little bugger, we can hardly make out any of its planets in the optical Well down in the infrared I'm picking up plenty from the two terrestrial-sized planets looks like a high albedo on both of 'em Wish we had a decent-sized star to reconnoiter this damn one's small as Ra an 'got a lotta flares on it give a look at' at corona big splotches all over it Bound to be variable, all the small stars are, so according to theory those 'terrestrials'II have big swings in the weather Doesn't look good for a stable biosphere on those Outer planets all 'bout Saturn-sized lotsa moons and two rings, some asteroids between those two, looks like it's a pretty standard pattern Why the Isis Watcher would beam a signal to this dead place I dunno maybe a mistake, huh Nigel?

    Across The Sea Of Suns

  • And the extra-terrestrials apparently so appeared: nobody asks Gabriel, how did you get in here?

    Angelical Participation? « Unknowing

  • The glass would all be one-way privacy, so no-one (not even fellow extra-terrestrials) could see in from the outside.

    Brilliant Idea for a Pillow Designer

  • She seems to think that somehow foreigners or extra-terrestrials pay federal taxes, not the states.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Starve the Beast:

  • They are the real “extra-terrestrials”, the real “Super-men”, the ultimate aliens.


  • In the summer just plain old terrestrials are fun and easy to use - usually dry, but sometimes wet.

    I just went fly fishing with dry flys for the first time about a week ago. I was wondering, why does the fly have to be dry?

  • According to reports, McKinnon suffers from Asperger's Syndrome, and has testified that he was searching for evidence of extra-terrestrials and UFO activity.

    Boing Boing

  • Unfortunately, however, at this point an entirely different problem asserted itself, a problem that may become obvious when I reveal the title of my book – “Mrs Darcy vs The Aliens” – and explain the high concept behind it – essentially a sequel to “Pride and Prejudice” with added extra-terrestrials.

    What Would Dickens Have Done?


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