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pontoon

An obsolete term dignifying a loop of small intestine.
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The population for the study was twenty-one student teachers from Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.
Question's success spawned imitators, including Twenty-One, which first aired on NBC in September 1956.
Twenty-one surveys were completed between December 19, 1988 and January 11, 1989.
It reads with the drama of fiction but Twenty-one Elephants And Still Standing is based on fact, which is even more intriguing.
At Harvard in the spring of 2001, students occupied an administration building for twenty-one days to persuade the administration to bargain with campus janitors, many of whom were paid only $6.
Pinpoint spotlights stabbed out of the darkness at twenty-one small display cases mounted on a grid of twenty-one black columns.
Blair: My Folks Don't Want Me to Talk About Slavery (1984), with twenty-one selections from former North Carolina slaves, and Before Freedom, When I Can Just Remember (1989), a similar selection of twenty-seven excerpts from former South Carolina slaves.
Phil Bildner's picturebook story Twenty-One Elephants (0689870116, $16.
Today, twenty-one of these refuseniks are in military prisons.
The silence of no basso pro fundo voice-over from Robert Hughes on Art:21--Art in the Twenty-First Century, PBS's four-episode look at twenty-one contemporary artists debuting September 21, is almost deafening.