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It was possible to pinch your thumb and forefinger together for a button press or rub the two fingers together to spin a dial.
Six feet is a good rule of thumb for reducing the risk of getting infected, and there are ways to make sure people stay that far apart.
Adding up all those costs, drawing on the latest research, the report comes up with with a total externalities cost of between $800 and $1,400 per tonne, with “at least $1,000” used as a reasonable rule of thumb.
It differentiates between products and services and uses a binary thumbs up or down system like Facebook, rather than a point or star-ratings system like Google.
Linking to your other blog posts from a relating one has become a rule of thumb in writing blog posts.
Many persons impede their execution by not keeping the thumb independent enough of the rest of the hand.
Willis introduced into his organs pneumatic thumb-pistons about the year 1851.
He held the pin delicately between finger and thumb, and controlled her with his roguish eyes.
He turned pages with a moistened thumb, took a pencil out of his pocket, passed both to the passengers of the roadster.
And he jerked his thumb towards the tower where mademoiselle was a captive, and where at night "Battista" was locked in with her.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI

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