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  • When I first fell in love with Punta Mita thiry years ago there were a few palapas and some fish on a stick, and that's about it, except, of course, for a stunning beach, eclipsed only by Punta Negra, just around the punta, which is where La Tranquila is.

    Letibu - Higuera Blanca

  • But, my nephew Jonathan came and helped us put together a puzzle and put away a thiry pound turkey.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • As a physician practicing for over thiry years I have encountered many physicians who I identify as living criminal lives, but almost never have any of these malevolent physicians been practicing in primary care.

    Identifying the Enemy and Murderers in the Health Care Wars

  • Edwards and Hillary's union and 527 supporters poured millions into Iowa where the the Nevada commercials cost about thiry grand.

    Election Central | Talking Points Memo | Bill Clinton Touts "The 1990s" In New South Carolina Radio Ad For Hillary

  • Apparently Cezanne was not pleased, and the novel broke up a friendship of thiry years, so it seems unlikely that Cezanne would have wanted to quote from a book he found so wounding.

    Marianne Moore and Revolution : Ange Mlinko : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • Bendix's other non-Ruth major baseball outing, KILL THE UMPIRE, was pretty good when I saw it thiry-some years ago.

    10 Worst Baseball Movies Ever

  • I only got the first thiry minutes – and it was all recap!

    Friday night TV

  • As I pointed out a year ago, consider abortion, for example: Whichever side you come down on, abortion is an extraordinarily important issue: depending on your convictions about when life begins, either there is a significant-sized and growing movement in this country to shackle women with a totally unjustified and massively draconian burden, or there has been a thiry-year holocaust that has claimed in excess of 40,000,000 children's lives.

    Watching the Iowa caucuses.

  • You don't hear Democrats talk very much about human rights in Iran for the past thiry years.

    Sound Politics: Goldy Confesses...

  • The limited edition XXXI -- a reference to 2007 being the thiry-first year since the founding of the late Bob Bledsaw's Judges Guild -- is the first product in Adventure Games Publishing's Wilderlands of High Adventure series.

    REVIEW: XXXI

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  • I can't find a definition for this anywhere.

    June 10, 2007

  • n: the uncomfortable idea, lodged in one's consciousness like a burr, that adulthood begins any minute now.

    June 10, 2007