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  • n  a stop that keeps open doors from moving

  • Except for a Heath Ledger memorial citation (Supporting Actor), the film was shut out of all major award categories, taking seven other doorstop prizes like Sound Editing and Sound .
  • Hence this 943-page doorstop is one of the most important books you've never heard of.
  • THE BEST RECIPES IN THE WORLD MARK BITTMAN To put together this ambitious doorstop of a book, Bittman, author of How to Cook Everything, spent six years in 44 countries searching .
News & Articles

  • Autism And The DSM-5: Doorstop Or Diagnostic Tool?
    ?I use it as a doorstop.? That was the response I got from a psychiatrist when I gestured at his copy of the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)-TR-IV and asked what he thought about it. If you read news stories about this book and its update, the DSM-5 (they?ve abandoned the Roman numerals), you might think that a clinician keeps at hand a much-used, heavily notated ...
    June 20, 2013 - Forbes
Quotes

  • Renee Zellweger in Stuff.co.nz
    Accepting the traditional pudding pot prize, Renee said: "This is the nicest doorstop I've ever had. I have always had great faith that no matter the state of the union, that America's future was sound so long as Harvard continued to deliver us her...
  • John Howard in The Age
    One of our great presidents, Franklin Roosevelt, expressed this optimism even at the height of the Great Depression. He said, and I quote, 'plenty is at our doorstop but a generous use of it languishes in the very sight of the supply.' My friends,... John McCain http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_McCain&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEhauRSvpu74c5JI21AhXVu-x_kmQ The Swamp - Tribune's Washington Bureau (blog) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.swamppolitics.com/news/politics/blog/2008/09/john_mccain_barack_obama_auto.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH_A6jaQOZgZmrgPak_Vok7-8CF5Q Sep 17, 2008 29739 38461 doorstop I think if you invited them, the whole news coverage would be dominated by their doorstop," Mr Howard told Southern Cross Broadcasting. "And then the people who are trying every day to handle this situation in a manner that is helpful to all...

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