silver bullet


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silver bullet

A popular term for a type of vibrator that has a satellite unit for insertion, which is tethered to the main unit by a cord.
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OrthoFuzIon is a Trademark of Silver Bullet Therapeutics, Inc.
A promotional YouTube video for the oil shows a picture of bin Laden and the claim: 'Killed with a weapon using Silver Bullet Gun Oil'.
Kerry said: "I was thrilled to be offered the position at Silver Bullet knowing that, among other clients, I would be able to work to promote such a worthwhile cause.
Silver Bullet managing director John Dias said: "We''re delighted that Kerry is joining us at such an exciting time for the agency as we see the market for our services not only recovering but actually improving with a number of new account wins in recent months.
When I heard that from Lee, I told him, "Lee, that is your silver bullet.
This refers to the statement by Mr McChrystal that there are no silver bullets for an Afghan win.
Thus, it's not surprising that those looking for a silver bullet have turned their attention to medications as their latest hope.
Silver Bullet claims that with constantly evolving IT infrastructures and a growing number of desktops, laptops and notepads within organisations, keeping track of corporate software assets can become more and more difficult.
Second, few in the malaria control business argue that DDT is a silver bullet.
The photo of a Silver Bullet construction detail was selected for the home page "because it was interesting, unusual, and communicated craftsmanship and attention to detail," says Alpert, "and because it was not the typical photo of a kitchen, bath, or addition.
I think [phages] are a factor, but I don't think they are the silver bullet that explains the biological cycle of cholera," says Rita Colwell, a molecular biologist at the University of Maryland at College Park and the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore.
Not only did the show present an idealized view of art as a silver bullet, but there was a corresponding misrecognition of the installation's own point of reference: When presented in a museum, a focus on administrative order and legalistic structure risks revealing first and foremost the art institution's own banal bureaucracy.