wrapping-paper love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See paper.


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  • One called aloud the various articles, while the other checked them off on a piece of dirty wrapping-paper.


  • They've also started offering wrapping paper with up to six colors and heavier paper to maintain its base of regional department store customers like 303-store Belk Inc. Sales have steadied this year, after a three-year nosedive which led to a 40% drop in wrapping-paper, Mr. Fetter said, making him optimistic for the years ahead.

    Wrapping Up: Paper Makers See Rebound

  • Shown, a wrapping-paper display at McCaulou's Department Store in Napa, Calif.

    Wrapping Up: Paper Makers See Rebound

  • My dad would wait until Christmas Eve to wrap his gifts and would use all of the remaining teeny-tiny scraps, so his gifts always looked like a wrapping-paper quilt of sorts.

    Tom Matlack: Memories of Dad at Christmas

  • Girls Malia's age are crafty and creative enough to make their own decorations using old vinyl records, wrapping-paper tubes and just about anything else their minds can conjure up.

    Emily Main: Tip #4 for #44: Upgrade Your Kids' Digs

  • I still love it all, am going carol-singing again this Friday, have been spending happy times with tinsel and ribbon and wrapping-paper, deliberately play Advent and Christmas music as I work, have set up the Crib scene on the mantlepiece as I always do with the Christ-child waiting to be added at Christmastime.

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  • Many schools rely on so-called turnkey fund-raisers, such as Sally Foster, a gift and wrapping-paper outfit, that induce children to sell products in order to win prizes ranging from plastic straws to iPods.

    Little Lomans

  • The little clothes-peg angel with her shimmering wrapping-paper wings and the hand-drawn ‘best teacher’ card still bring tears to my eyes as I think about those children, long since grown.

    playground love

  • But then she would miss the thrill of watching as Michael giggled and jumped up and down and tore the wrapping-paper to shreds.

    Father Christmas

  • • Use wrapping-paper scraps instead of tissue paper.

    Playing Together


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