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Obama gets a lift … literally - Washington Post (blog)

Sun, 09/09/2012 - 23:08

Obama gets a lift … literally
Washington Post (blog)
Obama gets a lift … literally. Posted by Matt DeLong on September 9, 2012 at 4:04 pm. Smaller Text Larger Text Text Size; Print · Reprints. Share: More ». Facebook · Twitter · StumbleUpon · Digg · Delicious. President Obama gets a big bear hug from ...

Obama swept off his feet, literally, during stop at Fort Pierce pizza shop - Palm Beach Post

Sun, 09/09/2012 - 23:02

Palm Beach Post

Obama swept off his feet, literally, during stop at Fort Pierce pizza shop
Palm Beach Post
President Barack Obama, right, is picked-up and lifted off the ground by Scott Van Duzer, left, owner of Big Apple Pizza and Pasta Italian Restaurant during an unannounced stop in Ft. Pierce. (The Associated Press). FORT PIERCE — Restaurant owner ...
Obama in 'uplifting' campaign stop at Fla. pizza jointNew York Daily News
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Olympics bring it home, literally - The Doings La Grange

Sun, 09/09/2012 - 18:11

Olympics bring it home, literally
The Doings La Grange
Olympics bring it home, literally. LYNN PETRAK Home on La Grange September 9, 2012 10:04AM. Reprints. Updated: September 9, 2012 10:10AM. It's not every day you get a chance to hold a gold medal. But last week, I was lucky to do that, after meeting ...

Madison Politiscope: Doubling down twice on Obama, literally - 77Square.com

Sun, 09/09/2012 - 14:31

Madison Politiscope: Doubling down twice on Obama, literally
77Square.com
Madison Politiscope: Doubling down twice on Obama, literally. Print Email. 2012-09-09T08:30:00Z 2012-09-09T09:57:45Z Madison Politiscope: Doubling down twice on Obama, literallyJACK CRAVER | The Capital Times | jcraver@madison.com madison.

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Trap falls short, literally - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper

Sun, 09/09/2012 - 11:04

Trap falls short, literally
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
One of the wildlife conservation team members said they underestimated the size of the leopard, in that, the trap literally fell short to shut in the predator. “One third of its body was still outside the trap,” one of the village tshogpa said. “It ...

Joe Biden 'literally' ripped by Twitter users - Zee News

Sun, 09/09/2012 - 10:28

Zee News

Joe Biden 'literally' ripped by Twitter users
Zee News
The hashtag #Literally even trended so high on the micro blogging site that the Obama campaign sought to take advantage and bought an ad on the word, the New York Daily News reported. Tweets of Biden overusing the word has since gone viral, with one ...

Ryan Gosling can stop traffic -- literally - Pittsburgh Post Gazette (blog)

Sat, 09/08/2012 - 03:11

Ryan Gosling can stop traffic -- literally
Pittsburgh Post Gazette (blog)
It was no contest – one policeman's persistent whistle against a veritable flash mob of Ryan Gosling fans. Yes, they were mainly women but the crowd was salted with men, too. Fans waiting across the street from the Princess of Wales Theater where "The ...

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Joe Biden gets literal - UPI.com (blog)

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 20:41

Joe Biden gets literal
UPI.com (blog)
"[Obama] knew that no matter how tough the decisions he had to make were in that Oval Office, he knew that families all over America sitting at their kitchen tables were literally making decisions for their family that were equally as consequential." ...

Joe Biden's literally indefensible word - Washington Post (blog)

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 17:33

USA TODAY

Joe Biden's literally indefensible word
Washington Post (blog)
He used the word nine times, literally. (I am using “literally” in that last sentence in the same sense that Joe Biden uses it — I am not sure that the last statement I made was literally true, but if I went any longer without tossing the word ...
'Literally' -- Obama buys favorite Biden word on TwitterUSA TODAY
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Joe Biden Speech: Vice President Misuses The Word Literally (VIDEO) - Huffington Post

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 07:25

The Guardian

Joe Biden Speech: Vice President Misuses The Word Literally (VIDEO)
Huffington Post
In a literal manner or sense; exactly: "the driver took it literally when asked to go straight over the traffic circle". 2. Used to acknowledge that something is not literally true but is used for emphasis or to express strong feeling. enlightened45 ...
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