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Chiefly in:   pits and pieces

Classification: English

Spotted in the wild:

  • During the last ten years I have been collecting pits and pieces of pottery from all over Nabataea. (Nabataea, Indian Pottery in Petra)
  • The Arab nation has grown to be divided into pits and pieces. (Yahoo! Groups - Palestinian Diary, Jan 8, 2000)
  • The new info section of the manaul is to big to post, and I have more or less posted all of the stuff in pits and pieces by now, look for it. (, Nov 19, 1994)
  • Where was this false courage of yours when the explosion in Beirut took place on 1983 AD (1403 A.H). You were turned into scattered pits and pieces at that time; 241 mainly marines solders were killed. (Osama bin Laden (attributed to), author of the English text unknown; first published in Al Quds Al Arabi, London, August, 1996)

Analyzed or reported by:

Paul Brians reports finding this reshaping in a student paper he was grading and continues:

> I started thinking about making a peach pie, separating the pits from the pieces.

| link | entered by Chris Waigl, 2005/09/27 |

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