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Home teams favored by three or more points don’t provide value, either, with a measly 22-22 record against the spread in that span.
NFL PICKS AGAINST THE SPREAD FOR THE FIRST ROUND OF THE PLAYOFFSNEIL GREENBERGJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Emails obtained by VOSD attest to Manchester’s unhappiness over the deal and suggest he tried to spite the city in whatever measly way he could.
HOW THE CITY CAME TO LEASE A LEMONLISA HALVERSTADT AND JESSE MARXAUGUST 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Mr. Slocum, did you ever hear o' me pointin' s'uth for home with only a measly four hundred barrel of ile in the hold?
FIFTY CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSVARIOUS
Dave Keeney, what boasts he's the best whalin' skipper out o' Homeport, comin' back with a measly four hundred barrel of ile!
FIFTY CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSVARIOUS
Nature can chase the measly savage fleeing naked through the bush.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
And here we are yet, each perched on a measly old slippery rock, in the middle of the rapids.
THE OUTDOOR CHUMS AFTER BIG GAMECAPTAIN QUINCY ALLEN
That measly little tap of yours in the last round was certainly a soporific wallop.
THE NEW BOYS AT OAKDALEMORGAN SCOTT
Just because I had the hard luck to be dragged overboard by a measly old log, dont think Im the one to be scared off.
MOTOR BOAT BOYS DOWN THE DANUBELOUIS ARUNDEL
The muscles are sometimes full of them, and the pig is then said to be “measly.”
ANIMAL PARASITES AND MESSMATESP. J. VAN BENEDEN
Thats about all I can do for my little measly ante, he remarked.
THE NEW BOYS AT OAKDALEMORGAN SCOTT
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