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We dream of a savior, and alas for the left, the Democratic Party is responsible for producing one.
That’s an ala carte affair; tickets for Friday’s dinner can be bought at Brown Paper Tickets.
Another scenario is the school makes a deal with the NCAA to suspend Freeze for a year, ala Saints coach Sean Payton in 2012.
Stanton is a redwood tree that came to life and learned how to swing a bat that also used to be a redwood; Judge is a monster built in a lab with the express purpose of defeating Stanton, ala Mechagodzilla.
Alas, revisiting the past without an infusion of new music and purpose ultimately makes any concert an exercise in nostalgia.
Alas, Lawless was among the 20 contestants eliminated May 31 during the opening episode on Fox TV.
Alas, Glennon's strong personality still seems unlikely to save Fox's ship from sinking in Year 3.
Besides the Pot au Pho ($26), the Steak Diane ($28) and the Whitefish ala Gorbachev ($29) are the two entrees that really stand out.
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First Known Use: circa 1642See Words from the same year
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