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  • Fans were quick to throw their hands up and applaud these horn-blowing heroics, but strangely, they kept their feet planted on the grassy slope of FreeFest's West Stage.

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  • All of this partisan horn-blowing we're lamenting comes about, as we well know, because news organizations have to erect narratives in order to earn money.

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  • Nielsen Co. estimates indicate the quadrennial soccer tournament is off to a fast start with viewers, even with the odd, horn-blowing soundtrack that ESPN has sought to minimize on its broadcasts.

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  • As the din of horn-blowing nearly drowned out the opening ceremony's music, hundreds of African dancers clad in yellow, red and green entertained a huge throng gathered for the kickoff of the month-long, 32-nation soccer tournament, which is being held in Africa for the first time.

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  • Wagner Siegfried's Funeral Music, GötterdämmerungThe reason this six minutes of orchestral music reduces you is not, paradoxically, much to do with Wagner's drama: the hero, Siegfried, is a horn-blowing numbskull.

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  • For instance, he was responsible for the famous 2001 horn-blowing mass demonstration at the Tennessee State Capitol which resulted in the defeat of then-Gov.

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  • Indeed, seeing as how it's Rosh Hashanah a.k.a. the "Jewish New Year" traffic in New York has been pretty light and the horn-blowing of cars has been replaced by the horn-blowing of the faithful.

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  • The laughter was still bouncing off the vast, unfinished façade of the Cathedral of San Petronio when, from another corner of the piazza, more noise was added to the cacophony: a pack of horn-blowing huntsmen and their hounds charged straight into the crowd and started to force a path toward the stage.


  • The ear-splitting, horn-blowing, flag-waving mayhem spurred immediate—and premature—repeals of health regulations that, because of the flu, had prohibited public gatherings in churches, schools, theaters, and saloons since late September.

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  • To grand stand now and say "I told you this would happen" is just pointless horn-blowing.

    "We're going to stay in Iraq to get the job done so long as the government wants us there."


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