• If there are lots of kids, this is a great time to pull the previously mentioned present sack out, reach in the bag, call out a name, and have a short visit with Santa.

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  • Mr Tung cannot easily sack those unwilling to carry out his policy that would smack of instability.

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  • Bernie Fernandez chokes up remembering how he boarded the plane in a shirt and pants cut out from a sack of potatoes.

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  • Their average tenure has declined from ten years in the 1970s to six years today, and boards are becoming ever more likely to sack bosses if they get out of line, particularly in Europe.

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  • When the rubber sack makes contact with an object, whether a glass, a pen, or other hard item, a narrow inner tube sucks a small percentage of air out of the sack, making it contract and conform to the shape of the object it touches.

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  • And the worst penalty a firm can mete out to a wrongdoer is the sack.

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  • " All leading up to the punch line: As they watch sorry Old Peg and his sad-sack horse and crumbling buggy ramble down the road and out of hearing range, Allen Gore, known for being a dead-serious man, puts his arm around his son and deadpans, "There goes your future, Albert.

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  • "I like the feed-sack prints, " she says, referring to the tradition of making quilts out of cloth sacks.

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  • However, the minister can sack the chairman of a health trust if he feels he is not carrying out his or her duties.

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  • The 49ers must work their way out of the hole: Young drops back to pass, dodges a sack and fires a bomb to Rice, who catches it, scrambles and is dropped in Bronco territory for a big first down.

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