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  • n  a molding covering the joint formed by a wall and the floor

  • In his first scene in The Sting, Newman is discovered lying drunk and unshaven, with his nose mashed against the baseboard of a crummy bathroom.
  • Their works often run from baseboard to ceiling and as wide as 18 ft.
  • A fire started in a bedroom wall plug, ran along a baseboard, up the draperies of a dressing table, ruined a rug and a few fine feathers.
News & Articles

  • Police: Suspect confessed to killing woman
    Brad Dicken The Chronicle-Telegram ELYRIA — While he was being treated for a suicide attempt after allegedly killing Lauren Moore on May 30, Vernon Shallenberger confessed to beating Moore with a metal baseboard heater cover, Elyria police Detective Randy Baker said during a hearing Wednesday in Elyria Municipal Court. Baker said Shallenberger told an EMH [...] The post Police: Suspect confessed ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Chronicle-Telegram
Quotes

  • Jack Layton in Toronto Star
    A young woman approached me and she said, 'You know Shawn, last year my power bill was $2,300 for the year' and she goes, 'You know, we heat with electric baseboard electricity:I'm a single mom.'......She says 'Don't you dare back down on... Shawn Graham http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shawn_Graham&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHJ79IV58p1dV6DTu9WWu1SqN0T3g CBC.ca http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.cbc.ca/canada/new-brunswick/story/2009/12/17/nb-nbpower-graham-overstated.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGCW6jtS8X9okcgDnlDswVPCu0CRQ Dec 17, 2009 8375 11820 baseboard I was surprised when we did ours, how much air was escaping from little cracks under the baseboards or openings behind the light switches or baseboard heaters," Layton says. "Cold air was entering the house and hot air was escaping, so we...

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