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  • The snick-click of a well-picked lock never sounded so good.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • She was afraid she might eat me alive and leave nothing behind but a few well-picked bones.

    Tell me again why I left the theatre

  • She was afraid she might eat me alive and leave nothing behind but a few well-picked bones.

    Lance Mannion:

  • The snick-click of a well-picked lock never sounded so good.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • The scavengers stayed aloft, but as soon as Varian lifted the sled they descended as if they hoped the intruders had discovered something they'd missed in the well-picked carcass.

    Cattle Town

  • The snick-click of a well-picked lock never sounded so good.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • In "The Antipodean Cookery Book", first published in 1895, Mrs. Lance Rawson has a stew recipe with listed ingredients including a dozen parrots "well-picked and cleaned."

    Care for Some Marsupial Soup?

  • At that point the testing guidelines become more important than voting, and the “well-picked council” inherits the power imbalance currently occupied by the electoral college.

    replacing the electoral college

  • Unlikely that they'll have the entire selection that you can order ahead from their Culver City store, but even a well-picked subset of the extensive list -- which includes 7-grain sour wheat, rosemary caramelized onion focaccia, Pullman loaves perfect for truffled egg toast, and seven types of baguette, not to mention a variety of ryes and challahs for those Fairfax denizens with Jewier bread needs -- would be very exciting.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • In "The Antipodean Cookery Book", first published in 1895, Mrs. Lance Rawson has a stew recipe with listed ingredients including a dozen parrots "well-picked and cleaned."

    Archive 2008-05-01

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