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  • n. Plural form of toothpick.


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  • Sally, busy spiking small pieces of cheese and sausages and round nutty things on to wooden toothpicks, only they weren't called toothpicks, almost pierced her finger.

    The Fifth Rapunzel

  • See, the fun-sized marshmallows in this analogy are women, and the toothpicks are their problems, and the sense of being trapped by a self-obsessed monster is very much akin to the feeling of spending 129 minutes watching this film. Site Feed

  • He has made a toothpick sculpture of the Golden Gate Bridge from 30,000 toothpicks which is now in the "Ripley's Believe it or not" museum in Hollywood, which can be seen Here ..

    January 2008

  • Holy spare time batman..... check out pics of this City of toothpicks which is a city, uhmmm... built of toothpicks. September 2007 Archives

  • It has to all be held together with toothpicks which is tedious, then browned in a skillet and baked in the oven.

    Frenchless in France

  • "toothpicks" and takes seriously her responsibility to create clothes for women with real lives.

    Top stories from Times Online

  • Divide the shredded chicken or meat evenly among the tortillas, roll them tightly, and fasten with toothpicks.

    The Mexican kitchen: a taste for all seasons

  • They basically fought the German army with toothpicks and a resolve of spirit that's almost impossible to imagine.

    James McBride discusses Song Yet Sung

  • A 61-year-old man faces jail time and a $25,000 fine after allegedly posing as a doctor and giving a man expired pills and "acupuncture" with toothpicks in the Chicago suburbs.

    George Fleming, Phony Doctor, Gave Patients 'Acupuncture' With Toothpicks: Police

  • The recognition of these student accomplishments by the President should be equally inspiring to each of us: To teachers to encourage their students to pursue independent research; to parents to engage their kids in science competitions that are a far cry from toothpicks and potatoes and baking soda volcanoes; and to the rest of us to recognize that the potential for our future could lie in the innovation of a curious student.

    Elizabeth Marincola: Young Scientists Inspire the President and the Nation


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