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But tugging at that thread unravelled a vast, tangled skein of male angst.
East Asia’s growth pattern has for decades been likened to a skein of geese, from Japan at the vanguard to laggards such as Myanmar at the rear.
Running like a tangled skein through this wonderfully entertaining history are the attempts by Conan Doyle and his heirs to control Holmes’s dissemination through copyright law.
The ideal match is the Giants, who not only are desperate for a slugger, but a marquee star, with their sellout skein of 530 consecutive games ending this summer.
Skeins retail at $35, and all funds stay in Michigan and support the farmers, the mills and their future project.
Dear Heloise: For holding skeins of yarn, use large, empty plastic canisters of disinfecting wipes.
Even the smell of an outhouse, braided with skeins of cigarette smoke, fondly connotes rustic life, my stint in a cabin in the black spruce here.
Here, cliffs rise at near-right angles to the highway, which is protected by giant skeins of webbing that catch the falling boulders.
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