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  • n  something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting

  • In art and letters and theater and comedy, this one word, this mangle of Latin and French and Spanish, has been description and slur and salutation, and in each incarnation a curio .
  • Some of those textbooks, which can still be found in curio shops and bookstores in Kabul, teach children to count with Kalashnikovs, and to subtract by killing off members of .
  • It's hard not to find joy within the expansive Grand Thrift House, tel: (63) 920 962 3079, run by a family of antique and curio collectors expect vintage Elvis posters, brick .
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  • Jennifer Aniston's Wedding Is Doomed
    Well, here we go. This is how it starts. Or how it ends. Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux's wedding plans are apparently on hold. So this is it. Here it is. Poor old Jennifer Aniston, the lonely old maid of the Southland, is about to lose love once again. Who knows what's happened. Perhaps she showed him too many of her mysterious curio rooms, full of jars of hair labeled "Vince" and "John ...
    June 12, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News
  • Flea market fix-ups
    I have always been a flea market junkie. The sidewalk sales, the old curio shops and the demolition sites pull me in wherever I am, at home or on my travels. In her new book, “Paris Flea Market Style,” Claudia Strasser has a beautiful way of getting to the core of why the old and the discarded hold such an important place in our...
    June 9, 2013 - Observer-Reporter

  • Cedric Bixler-Zavala in
    He took the trip a little while ago, and he found a sort of curio shop ...... [it's] kind of hard to believe that that would exist over there,Bixler-Zavala said. "He brought me back ...... what you'd call a Ouija board in the States, and...
  • Sydney Wade in Teen Daily
    Sydney, who made her TV debut in The Royal at the tender age of three, said: "I loved working on Curio. It was great fun. I loved working with the cast and crew and I am really happy to win the award."
  • Jenny Carter in Naples Daily News
    This is a dramatic change,explained Carter. "By eliminating the wall that had previously housed the electrical panel, we gained a view. Glass in the curio cabinets also allows the Gulf view to be seen from the entry."

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