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barb

(bärb)
n.
1. A sharp point projecting in reverse direction to the main point of a weapon or tool, as on an arrow or fishhook.
2. Zoology A small, sharp point projecting in reverse direction from the tip, as on a porcupine quill or a bee sting.
3. Zoology One of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather.
4. Botany A short, sharp, reflexed bristle or hairlike projection.
5. See barbel1.
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(Option to also include Barb Sorensen's concert at Elgin Fringe Festival Tickets & Buttons for a total of = $83.00)
How do I get people to put things away, and do all that needs doing to Stage[R] their homes?" said Barb.
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Mr Jones said he found it "very odd" that Barb figures for S4C programmes produced by Tinopolis suggested that as many as 10-15% of viewers were taking part in competitions promoted as the shows went out.
Expect some Hank Williams, Bruce Springsteen, Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Barb's beloved Bob Dylan and some original songs too.
2 absorbable barbed suture material for deep fascia closure, and 50 gloves from 13 consecutive total hip and knee arthroplasty surgeries using No.
Stockport to Memphis marks a significant new direction for Barb because she has included five self-penned numbers in the setlist - and very good they prove to be.
Contributions in Barb's memory may be made to The Manor Activity Fund, 577 Washington Hwy., Morrisville, VT 05661.
Barb, 60, told the ECHO: "I just got so fed up of seeing wrappers and cans and paper lying about, I started going out and clearing it up.
* Barb Swehla planned and attended the 2010 Labor Retreat April 25-27, 2010
The latest and most ambitious project to take Anderson as its empty center is "A Girl's Gotta Do What a Girl's Gotta Do," 2009, a trilogy of videos (The Death of Barb Kopetski, Word UP, and A Girl's Gotta Do What a Girl's Gotta Do) by Los Angeles-based artist Michele O'Marah that retraces three scenes from the 1996 Anderson vehicle Barb Wire--"empty center" meaning that the icon's absence registers as a sort of displaced presence.