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noun as in frying pan

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noun as in griddle

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What the redoubled interest in leather goods means for the alternative spider silk that was the company’s original product is unclear.

The major complicating factor here is that spiders are everywhere.

You don’t realize how many spiders are in and around your house right now.

In building those homes, larvaceans remind Katija a bit of spiders.

She’s a spider expert in Norfolk, England where she works with the British Arachnological Society.

Another side of Spider-Man that might be interesting to explore in a reboot is seeing him as an adult.

He then dons a Spider-Man costume and savagely starts attacking criminals.

Then, under the bold headline “Rebooting Spider-Man,” Robinov describes a broad vision for the future of the franchise.

Another angle Robinov suggests as a possibility for Peter Parker/Spider-Man is a franchise reboot tackling Spidey as… an adult.

In it, Kraven the Hunter tracks down Spider-Man, shoots him repeatedly, and leaves him for dead, buried underground.

There were two hard formal-looking couches, with straight backs and spider legs.

Suddenly the spaniel leapt up with that feverish, spider-like activity of the toy species and began to bark.

One of the most interesting of the spider race is the “trap-door” spider which inhabits warm countries all over the earth.

The touch of the soft fabric reassured him: it was as soft as though woven of spider's web, and strong as fibres of steel.

The tarantula, like many other members of the spider family, is an expert in the making of burrows.


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