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f lot suhm

  • n  the floating wreckage of a ship

  • Swollen to flood stage by recent rainstorms, the muddy Pearl River last week washed some grisly flotsam onto the shores of the islands that hug South China.
  • But some interesting manga flotsam has also washed ashore, strangely, by way of France, Spain and England.
  • It has become trendy to tack poems, photos, icons, logos and other digital flotsam and jetsam onto e-mail messages.
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  • Moo & Oink's leftovers revealed in an uncovered ghost sign
    James Pierce is always noticing stuff as he passes through the city. Faded signs. Disused gas stations on the verge of demolition. The flotsam and jetsam of urbanism.   The former Moo & Oink store at 72nd and Stony Island Avenue caught his eye yesterday. When the four store local chain (originally named Calumet Meat Co) went out of business in 2011, much of the store's markings — including its ...
    July 3, 2013 - WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

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