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three-foot-tall

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  • On a bright Saturday afternoon, he showed how he pastes paper strips over three-foot-tall clay heads he fashioned before the volunteers arrived.

    Halloween, Haitian Style

  • A short distance away, on the sidewalk, with her back to the steel fence lodged in the three-foot-tall stone wall surrounding Tehran University, stands a girl who, unlike most girls in the world but like most girls in Iran, is wearing a black headscarf and a long black coat as a coverall.

    Excerpt: Censoring an Iranian Love Story by Shahriar Mandanipour

  • Hailing a cab on the streets of New York with a three-foot-tall aluminum tank in your possession is no easy task.

    Times Two

  • So he enlisted Mr. Sieveking, who admires Mr. Cline so much he has one of the artist's statues, a green three-foot-tall gremlin called "Mr. Slime," in his college office.

    Roadside Kitsch Is Fun, but Is It Art? Virginia Museum Sure Hopes So

  • Hailing a cab on the streets of New York with a three-foot-tall aluminum tank in your possession is no easy task.

    Times Two

  • Corbis A researcher holds a model skull of Homo floresiensis, the three-foot-tall 'Hobbit' species discovered in 2004.

    Bones That Tell a Tale

  • Mrs. Macklowe served a garden-inspired cake and Mr. Macklowe was given a three-foot-tall birthday card inscribed with the names of those who donated to the garden.

    A Garden Grows in a Schoolyard

  • Lie in the grass alongside Alyson Shotz's "Mirror Fence" (2003), a three-foot-tall, 130-foot-long stretch of picket fence covered in mirrored acrylic, and you'll see reflected across its face the rolling hills, fields and sky of Storm King Art Center's 500-acre sculpture park in the Hudson Valley.

    A Five-Decade Marriage of Nature and Art

  • He showed me the barrel-like, three-foot-tall, stainless steel honey extractor in one corner of the garage that he'd bought used for five hundred dollars, explaining that even with this state-of-the-art piece of equipment it was a time-consuming project every fall, extracting and bottling his bees 'work, which he gave away as gifts to his friends and neighbors.

    Behind the (Beekeeper's) Veil

  • She has been mastering the art of making huge, three-foot-tall penises.

    Miss Manners: Librarian checks out more than is seemly

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