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  • Normally the Speakership alternates between the two main Parties, but as Labour broke that centuries old tradition when they voted en bloc for Gorbals Mick I would have thought that it wasalmost inconceivable that the next Speaker would not be a Conservative.

    Who Will be the Next Speaker of the House of Commons?

  • It turned out she was Erika Mattfeld, a German clotheshorse with a young daughter named Adriana who wasalmost divorced from a Brazilian.

    Dream State

  • Skirting the sunken section at the end of the Promenade, I wasalmost blinded by the giant golden figure of Prometheus as he hovered majestically against his waterfall backdrop.

    Walls of Silence

  • Well, he mused as he laid out a nomad desert robe, Areta wasalmost foremost in his mind.

    Vulcan’s Glory

  • "Good night," I returned, adding, in an impulse of pity that wasalmost a passion, "And God help you!"

    Surly Tim's Trouble

  • Burnley started the second period brightly and Steven Fletcher wasalmost quick enough to take advantage when Nzonzi under-hit aback-pass, but Brown came out to clear.

    Football.co.uk news feed

  • Because until you’d seen the concept up and running, it wasalmost impossible tocomprehend.

    2008 June 16 « shattersnipe: malcontent & rainbows

  • Medea wasalmost a good dog; she still experienced what Irma called “lapses,” but dogshit and its effects no longer dominated Dr. Zajac’s life.

    The Fourth Hand

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