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  • noun Enough to fill an aeroplane.


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plane +‎ -ful


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  • W refused to look at the blatant clues of the Aug PDB, then 10 minutes after he learned about the plane into the first tower, he flew his cowardly little ass all over the country to avoid going back to DC where he should have been, and Cheney played God by giving the Air Force the permission to strike down a planeful of American citizens while he bunkered down under the White House.

    Think Progress » Texas Tea Party candidate: ‘There are some very good arguments’ that government was involved in 9/11.

  • It makes us hopeful for the future of LCCs, that an airline so hated and so condescending towards passengers with ridiculous requests like a pee fee, can still fly on schedule and keep a planeful happy

    Jaunted - The Pop Culture Travel Guide

  • Every seat is taken, and as the entire planeful of people manages to squeeze into position, cranky voices are raised over the din.

    God’s Guest List

  • The Chinese were great, they sent a whole planeful of stuff yesterday, so much it took six hours to offload.

    CNN Transcript Jan 15, 2010

  • A planeful of people headed down to Kingston, Jamaica for the holidays got the shock of their lives last night when their flight, from Miami, overshot the runway during a horrible rainstorm.

    Jaunted - The Pop Culture Travel Guide

  • A whole planeful, loaded up and made to sit, on the plane, for 24 hours - that was pretty ugly, made the news.

    Merry Christmas from Gate B10!

  • How the entire vintage of discolored wine was intercepted on its way to the dump, how Bo convinced a planeful of tourists to each carry one bottle of Chateau Montelena to Paris in their carry-on luggage (ah, those were the days!), and how the vineyard was saved from its creditors and Barrett was elevated to the status of global royalty are fertile elements in a story that leaves you cheering.

    Quelle Surprise! Bottle Shock Sublime Vintage; Costner in a Squeaker

  • Daley was putting together a planeful of lawyers, experts in election law, civil-rights law, constitutional law and just plain politics, and sending them to Florida.

    What A Long, Strange Trip

  • A friend of mine from El Salvador reminds me that during the war, a planeful of “humanitarian workers” was shot down and apparently, somehow it was full of US government operatives instead.

    I Can't Believe It's Not Human Rights Watch!

  • BushCo's shameful pursuit of profiteering and deception is akin to the hijacking of a planeful of innocents.

    Steven Weber: Big Words


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