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  • Captain Crazy became famous for his unforgettable laugh that was shown on the YouTube video: "haaaaa haaaaa haaaaa," the three-tiered laugh starts high and works its way lower.

    Alex Budman: Meeting the YouTube Sensation Captain Crazy at 9 Mile, Jamaica

  • They shyly cut a three-tiered cake and offer the first pieces to their parents.

    2009 October : The Cooking Adventures of Chef Paz

  • Might that thing worth fighting for be a three-tiered yellow butter cake with chocolate ganache topped with two plastic brides?

    Keck's Exclusives: Calzona's Parents Assembling on Grey's Anatomy For...?

  • Books tend to be a good choice, but if he has already built a stunning three-tiered library and study to house his growing collection of books and manuscripts, the latest bestseller just won't do.

    Carolyn Vega: A Christmas Gift for Pierpont Morgan

  • The three-tiered boat, which has no working motor but has all the other familiar modern trappings of home, including high-speed Internet and a fully-stocked refrigerator, gave Bratman a "sense of community" that her old Adams Morgan apartment lacked.

    Murky waters for D.C.'s 'boat people'

  • Across the four series, pitchers produced an aggregate ERA of 2.63, the lowest since the three-tiered postseason came into existence in 1995.

    Cliff Lee has been on collision course with Yankees all year

  • (In case you're curious, the highest all-MLB ERA for a single postseason in the three-tiered playoff era was a 4.84 in 2002, when Barry Bonds was terrorizing pitchers.)

    Dominant pitching the story of postseason's opening week

  • It's probably true that Halladay's gem -- sullied as it was by a fifth-inning walk, and coming in the first round of what is now a three-tiered playoff system -- does not quite have the monumental impact of Larsen's, which, of course, came in the World Series and was, in fact, perfect.

    Halladay rewrites history

  • S&P, afterall, was one of the three ratings musketeers who told us not more than five years ago that all those mortgage backed securities, three-tiered collateralized debt obligations, and insurance like credit default swaps were triple-A investments.

    Neil McCarthy: Good Friday

  • This three-tiered monstrosity will leave you secure in the knowledge that you will soon be so fat that you will be one of those guys you see on the news that has to be removed from your home with a forklift.

    Archive 2009-02-22

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