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  • n  relatively large rodents with sharp erectile bristles mingled with the fur

  • How do you get people to care about the budget cuts affecting your little corner of the imploding financial universe? You hire a prehensile-tailed porcupine named Wednesday to do .
  • The fat, waddling, brown-black--yellowish-white, bead-eyed, strong-toothed, sharp-quilled porcupine of the West (erethizon epixanthum) has been protected for years for the same .
  • Glossy views of Chinese patients stretched out on operating tables, their bodies bristling, porcupine-like, with needles, used to be the fare of National Geographic or colorful .
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  • Silver Spring High School Students Win B'nai B'rith Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge
    Book Writing Contest Focused on Tolerance and DiversityD.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray Served As a JudgeThe winner of this year’s Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge is “Pepper the Porcupine and the Big Parade” written by Jourdan Lewanda and illustrated by Andrew Latona, both graduating seniors at James Hubert Blake High School in Silver Spring, Md. Diverse Minds is a contest where high school ...
    June 7, 2013 - Worldwide Faith News

  • Murray Costello in ESPN
    This is a bit of a heavy trip for a guy from South Porcupine,said Costello, who grew up in that neighborhood in Timmins.
  • Steve Wilson in The Gauntlet
    Porcupine Tree are extremely happy about our new partnership with Roadrunner Records for our forthcoming album,comments Wilson. "Roadrunner has established itself as one of the world's premier independent labels for rock music, and we...

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