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  • n. Plural form of statue.

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  • And unfortunately he is at crossfire , here in Mumbai his Indianess is questioned , and he is politically hammered for no fault of his , and back at his hometown the government of his State builds statues on the corpse of his ancestors ..statues that crows will shit on , statues built by people much poorer than him, to aggrandize the ego of political bigwigs at the expense of the exchequer ..

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  • Now the thieves have gotten even more brazen -- now they're stealing metal statues from the parks.

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  • At the Blue Army shrine there are a number of national Pilgrim Virgin statues, including one dedicated to the nation of Russia.

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  • So, Bigelow getting statues is like squealing Hally Berry getting an oscar - just because she was a black woman actress. * barf*

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  • I also understand that weighing Slumdog Millionaire down with boat-loads of statues is a pretty good way to secure the goodwill of a massive English speaking Indian movie market …

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  • The first and most obvious difference between the two statues is scale.

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  • The next day, I notice that Myers's view echoes that of the British Waterways chairman, Tony Hales, – her ultimate boss – who described the change in statues as "excellent".

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  • With their virgin statues, and saintly names, and sometimes near-evangelical airbrushed Jesus.

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  • Marina describes a remarkable incident on the roof of the Hermitage when one of the statues from the roof of the Winter Palace, "a naked god," came to life, though she later discounts this as a hallucination.

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  • Baby Shipping - Colombian police have found the bodies of three human foetuses hidden in statues of Christian icons at Bogota Airport on Tuesday.

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