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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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Responsibility has fallen upon 17-year-old Everton starlet Wayne Rooney and a host of other fresh-faced rookies to re-build national pride, which has been battered at the hands of Aussie cricketers.
Ladner proposes that while these initiatives--including such programs as Head Start and Job Corps--raised national awareness of the racial disparities and prejudices that permeated American society, the burden has since fallen upon community and faith-based organizations, such as the NAACP and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), to fill in the gaps left by the federal government.
The rest could be left to the gay mafia, who have fallen upon the pop idol as the perfect device to boost their campaign to convince the rest of us that homosexuality is natural, normal and nice.
But once again we find that those cries have fallen upon "Eyes which see not, and Ears that hear not our Prayers.