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  • n  a motley assortment of things

  • The scene has become so large and varied that it encompasses the rich farrago of coupling practices known as BDSM, which includes not only SMthe erotic enjoyment of .
  • When their time was up they had written a number of letters in prose and verse, collected a farrago of literate jottings about Iceland's history, culture, landscape, people.
  • Nine months ago CBS invented one: The Morning Program, a relentlessly cheery farrago of entertainment and information that featured stand-up comedy, personal ads and an intrusive .
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  • Letter: Enough Bogus Climate Science
    Regarding the Bloomberg News of Aug. 5, “Turning the Tables: The Climate Exacts its Revenge”: In a farrago of ridiculously precise statistics, the claim is made that failing to act now on reducing carbon dioxide emissions will result in 2.5 percent more personal violence and 24 percent more intergroup conflict because tempers flare as the temperatures rise.
    Aug. 29, 2013 - Valley News

  • Graeme Turner in Stuff.co.nz
    Turner says: "It seems extremely unlikely that this kid was going to be eaten by cannibals anyway. Nobody bothered to tell him he was about to be saved, and the whole thing ended in a farrago of claims and counterclaims. It was a bloody soap opera...
  • Michael Meacher in Islamic Republic News Agency
    Like millions of others, I now bitterly resent that a prime minister could use such a farrago of lies and manipulation to deceive us and to take the nation to war so dishonestly,Meacher said.
  • Daniel Benjamin in Center for Media and Democracy (blog)
    Benjamin pointed out that Rice's "depiction of the Allied occupation of Germany is a farrago of fiction and a few meager facts. Werwolf tales have been a favorite of schlock novels, but the reality bore no resemblance to Iraq today. ...... In...

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