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  • But for those in Washington who aren't savvy to the Canadian plan, here's a quick rundown of the Conservative government's "spin-tionary" on climate change:

    Kevin Grandia: Canada Thinks It Can Sell George W's Climate Plan to President Obama

  • After the Revolu760 wine, beer, and distilled spirits tionary War, the new American government tried to raise revenues for its war debts by taxing distillation, and in 1794 the largely Scots-Irish region of western Pennsylvania rose in the short-lived Whiskey Rebellion.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Thinking that he was in the presence of some minor func - tionary, who would eventually take him to the Lord of the Night, the visitor would often roam restlessly about the room, his thoughts wandering here and there.

    Dragons of a Fallen Sun

  • The reconstruction programme that the ANC implements may well help to remove conditions that draw marginalised people on the fringes of society, into criminal violence, even counterrevolu - tionary projects.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Then a large group of men occupied the stage, with someone looking remarkably like General Gurza in the centre: cRAL. r-uRzA: I am the man ... not the general ... not the revolu. tionary.


  • 'Hinny', for example, I guess is not what I find in my dic tionary for it (a horse-ass hybrid), but perhaps a local dialect for 'honey'?

    Felton Lonnen

  • Up in Ops Yanevich and the Old Man are running and rerunning Fisherman's tapes, assembling the details of a cau-tionary message to the rest of the Fleet.

    Passage at Arms

  • He was therefore in an unsettled frame of mind when she paused after the conclusion of the 'Revolu - tionary,' took a deep breath, and crashed out the eight powerful notes which constituted the structure of


  • Then he would become a sta - tionary target: a sitting quack, as it was described in Game - parlance.

    Blue Adept

  • The “treason trials” of 1794, following on the suspension of habeas corpus, testified to the hazards encountered by those suspected of holding “revolu - tionary” opinions.



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