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  • n  the quantity contained in a basket

  • But the congressional Democrats added a basketful of liberal projects that have little, if anything, to do with stimulating the economy.
  • Last week Chicago papers promised that the Rosenberg trial "would rival that of Capone," would painfully air a basketful of local and Statewide dirty Democratic linen.
  • After they fill their quota, the miners have to turn and crawl hundreds of yards, pulling a basketful of coal twice their body weight.
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  • Hands-on with Logitech's Harmony Hub and Harmony Control app
    I'll be the first to admit that I'm probably not the biggest fan of remote controls. Over the years, my wife and I have accumulated a literal basketful of remotes. There's one for the HDTV, one for the Blu-Ray, one for the Comcast DVR. Add to that the controls for the Bose surround sound system, the HDMI hub that doesn't work and the Apple TV, and it's no wonder I hate video in all of its many ...
    June 20, 2013 - The Unofficial Apple Weblog
Quotes

  • Charles Krauthammer in USA Today
    Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer wrote that Obama "came bearing a basketful of mea culpas."
  • LK Advani in Outlook
    In such a scenario, one feels like praying "God help us" but whenever the nation is in crisis, the people have always "saved" it, Advani said, seeking to debunk Congress claims that it was going to the elections with a "basketful of...

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