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Chris -- 2015-05-30
Because ceilings need to be sealed against moisture, this is a natural substitution. About 700 ghits:
Because biology can do good work with string and ceiling wax it has rarely been properly funded.
Pierre Rovani gave it 93 points in the Wine Advocate with the following notes, “Black pepper, ceiling wax, spices, and toast are found in the nose…
I had that record too and I spend a large portion of my childhood trying to imagine what ceiling wax was too.
This organisation, you probably worked out, is basically made with shoestring, ceiling wax and bits of orange peel. We do miracles.
NPR : Newly Found Beethoven Manuscript to Be Auctioned The red stains that look like lipstick are actually ceiling wax, which he used to paste in longer corrections.
Explore the Asian custom of using ceiling wax and a stamp or chock to seal a document.
The ceiling wax certifies that this is an official beckoning, a calling if you will, to the cause of what causes us.
There are many marijuana vaporizer designs, many are messy, blu-tac and ceiling wax jobs with no real structure, functionality or style.
Ceiling wax will be helpful for you for a limited period of time so it’s our duty to make it waterproof again. Otherwise water leakage from the ceilings can bring a major loss one day to your home. So when see such leaks call the [url=http://www.leakmastersusa.com/north-charleston-sc-waterproofing/]waterproofing contractor[/url] immediately to fix those leaks.
I’m guessing the authors of these examples has no idea what sealing wax is, in which case it makes a good eggcorn. I guess those who know what it’s for have no trouble spelling it correctly.
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