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barnacle

the common name for any of the CRUSTACEAN class Cirripedia, most of which are SESSILE, grow on rocky substrates, and have a CALCAREOUS outer covering.

barnacle

an adult cirripede that lives attached to fixed objects; an aquatic member of the subclass Cirrepedia of the class Crustacea.
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All of which still allows for wonder at what Mike Barnicle at The Boston Globe was thinking.
For columnist Barnicle, Rio Pollyannaish observer of the ecclesiastical scene, the cardinal's gesture was "an example of what it means to practice a faith in a world where judgments of black and white are a thing of the distant past.
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The results of these three companies suggest that was an Oracle-specific event," Barnicle said.
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The Boston Globe ousted Mike Barnicle and Patricia Smith in 1998 for fabricating details and quotes.
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The Boston Globe has named two reporters to succeed Patricia Smith and Mike Barnicle, columnists who left the paper under dark clouds this summer.
Chicago has rapidly become a hotspot for technology and business innovation," said John Barnicle, President and CEO of Peerless Network.