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pi kuhl

  • n  vegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar
  • n  informal terms for a difficult situation
  • v  preserve in a pickling liquid

  • Here between the Lloyd's building, a monument to the City's 1980s boom, and the Gherkin, Norman Foster's popular pickle-shaped tower at 30 St Mary Axe work on the .
  • By way of reception, "Smokey" Alston got an ossified pickle, a trophy presented by the president of the National Pickle Packers Association, "for getting out of the biggest .
  • San Francisco is often regarded as one of America's most beautiful cities, but it's a pickle for photographers because it's so often shrouded in fog.
News & Articles

  • 'Man of Steel' Flys High
    Welcome to the Box Office Report, where Superman can leap over buildings in a single bound and melt glaciers with his gaze, but he still has to call Batman to open this darn pickle jar.
    June 16, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News
  • Health reform mandate may cost county millions more
    The county of Kern is stuck in an employee pickle with millions at stake and just six months to go before key provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act take effect on Jan. 1.
    June 16, 2013 - The Bakersfield Californian
  • This is quite a pickle
    David Ellisor competed in Durango Parks and Recreation’s inaugural pickleball tournament Saturday at the Durango Community Recreation Center. Pickleball is similar to indoor tennis but with a smaller court and net. “It is an out-of-body experience,” Ellisor said.
    June 16, 2013 - The Durango Herald
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in International Herald Tribune
    Obama, an Illinois senator, said all McCain offers "is four more years of the same George W. Bush policies that have gotten us into this pickle."
  • Mike Martin in WCTV
    We had him in a pickle; one big base hit, we got a four run ball game, but it just didn't happen,added Martin.
  • Sean Payton in CharlotteObserver.com
    I'm in a pickle here, because let's just say the game plan calls for us to come out and throw the football against Carolina,Payton said. "Let's just say that that's the game plan. Is that going to be perceived as the game plan by you guys...

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