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  • n  plaything consisting of a toy clown that jumps out of a box when the lid is opened

  • It's also what's behind yet another financial jack-in-the-box move by Henry Paulson at Treasury, who hinted on Wednesday that he was considering using part of the massive $700 .
  • Out of them and away from both jack-in-the-box and grotto, he showed Italian working people struggling toward a sunny plaza.
  • Name customers have been commonplace ever since Thomas Edison strolled in to shop for a doll and lingered in fascination over a Schwarz jack-in-the-box.
News & Articles

  • Suspect Arrested After Leaving Suspicious Package
    PHOENIX, OR A man drops a suspicious package off at the Jack-in-the-Box in Phoenix Sunday afternoon, telling employees the box is full of explosives, prompting an evacuation of the area. Police received the call just around 5 o'clock , they closed down part of Highway 99 for some time and a nearby RV Park was evacuated. Officials from Phoenix, Talent, Jacksonville, and the Oregon State Police ...
    July 1, 2013 - KOBI - KOTI Medford-Klamath Falls
Quotes

  • Curtis Sliwa in Streaming Magazine
    ...the witness stand at Gotti's conspiracy trial, Sliwa told jurors that after hailing the cab, a masked gunman hiding in the front passenger seat "popped up like a jack-in-the-box," swore at him and began shooting.

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