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bam booh

  • n  the hard woody stems of bamboo plants; used in construction and crafts and fishing poles
  • n  woody tropical grass having hollow woody stems; mature canes used for construction and furniture

  • BAMBOO BICYCLE Calfee Design's bamboo mountain-bike frame costs $2,695.
  • To that end, Green School is constructed almost entirely of bamboo and mud nary a nail holds up its beautiful buildings in Sibang Kaja, a 15-minute drive from Ubud in central .
  • At least Lee convinced Yuen of the need for the big bamboo scene.
News & Articles

  • Another LI town considers bamboo ban
    BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) - Another Long Island government may move to regulate hard-to-control bamboo plants. NBC New York ( http://bit.ly/16fkHKT ) says the Babylon proposal would ban new bamboo plantings.
    June 13, 2013 - New Jersey Herald
  • Another L.I. Town Considers a Bamboo Ban
    Another Long Island town has taken aim at bamboo, proposing both a ban on new plantings and fines of up to $500 a day for property owners who don't stop existing bamboo plants from spreading onto a...
    June 12, 2013 - NBC New York
  • Babylon Mulls Bamboo Restrictions, $500 A Day Fines
    Another Long Island community is proposing restrictions on the planting of bamboo, and recommending stiff fines for violators.
    June 12, 2013 - CBS New York
Quotes

  • Paul Azinger in KSTP.com
    The evolution of this unique dietary specialization probably took millions of years to refine. Our new discovery shows the great time depth of this unique bamboo-eating specialization in pandas. Thus, pandas have been 'uniquely pandas' for many... Russell Ciochon http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russell_Ciochon&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFOKVnWdnfXr_Iu6twYyRb0YBukUA China Daily http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2007-06/19/content_897284.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGoVK2TxhdNeb7WEQMjL5JV63JvIw Jun 18, 2007 7860 11184 bamboo I've played four rounds of golf since Phoenix," Azinger said. "I haven't really practiced much. I don't know why. My desire to play well is still there, but my commitment to get it done isn't. I'm ready to start drinking out of a bamboo cup...
  • Mike Hargrove in Forbes
    When you score 15 runs, you don't expect the tying run to be at the plate in the ninth,Hargrove said. "It's like someone's sticking bamboo shoots under your fingernails."

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