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duh zuhn

  • n  the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one
  • s  denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units

  • Oregon State Police say more than two dozen motorcycles, most of them belonging to the Brother Speed motorcycle club, crashed on Interstate 5 on Friday afternoon.
  • Like the dozen before him and four after, the young man was eventually strangled and dismembered.
  • Of his dozen friends, Shawn says just one or two are still at Shelbyville High.
News & Articles

  • Cheltenham DUI checkpoint nets dozen arrests
    A dozen motorists were arrested during an Eastern Montgomery County DUI Task Force DUI checkpoint May 31 in Cheltenham, according to Cheltenham police.
    June 14, 2013 - Times Chronicle & Glenside News & The Globe
  • Cheltenham DUI checkpoint nets dozen arrests
    A dozen motorists were arrested during an Eastern Montgomery County DUI Task Force DUI checkpoint May 31 in Cheltenham, according to Cheltenham police.
    June 14, 2013 - Times Chronicle & Glenside News & The Globe
  • 2 dozen-plus arrested on looting complaints in Moore
    More than two dozen people are facing charges after they were arrested on complaints of looting.
    June 13, 2013 - KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in e-wisdom.com (blog)
    Through this agency, we'll combine under one roof the consumer protection functions that currently are divided among half a dozen different agencies,Obama said. "Now there will be one agency whose sole job will be to look out for you."
  • Alistair Darling in UK Express
    Mr Darling said: "Unless we get competition we are going to end up with half a dozen big providers which would be a big reduction in choice and that would not be acceptable."
  • John Lynch in International Herald Tribune
    It appears that there are at least 100 homes damaged and probably at least a half dozen homes which have been completely destroyed,Lynch said after a helicopter tour.

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