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  • n  as much as a thimble will hold

  • At Aloa-Berri the txipiron is stuffed with onion confit, artfully suspended over a thimbleful of seafood-laced martini, garnished with a fragile pane of caramelized sugar .
  • At the Netherlands Club in Gramercy Park, the Royal Dutch wedding caused even the most staid members to down thimbleful after thimbleful of scorching Holland gin.
  • They claimed it was made from fatty sulfur compounds, sold it for prices ranging from $25 to $300 a thimbleful.
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  • Novel Approach to Sports Law Starts at Chapman Law School Today
    The reason I have been delighted to practice "sports law" since 1975 is that there is not a thimbleful of law to it. There are collective bargaining agreements, player contracts, television rights fees contracts, endorsement contracts and NCAA regulations to be understood and mastered--but for the agent community the law tends to be the law concerning heavily compensated individuals. Though I ...
    Aug. 21, 2013 - Forbes

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