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Oblong

Describing a book or publication that is bound by the short side. Most books are not oblong (that is, they are bound by the long side). However, coupon books are sometimes oblong to make coupon clipping easier.
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Spread the mixture on to the centre of pastry oblongs - try not to get this on the border - and top with thinly sliced tomato.
Mix egg yolk and milk together - brush over the 10cm border strip around each oblong.
Spread the mixture onto the centre of pastry oblongs - try not to get this on the border - and top with thinly sliced tomato.
Oblong, who is the cocreator of the new animated WB series The Oblongs, has owned the pig about two months.
The Oblongs were born in 1994 when Oblong, who attended the University of California, Berkeley, for a couple years, began drawing the characters for his book, Creepy Susie and 13 Other Tragic Tales for Troubled Children.
The Oblongs are the first television family marked by the deformities of waste dumping.
The Oblongs aims at comic social commentary, and its target is what the WB, that hotbed of radicalism, calls "the caste system in America"--and also, not coincidentally, what WB Executive Vice President Jordan Levin calls"a disenfranchised younger audience." Indeed, as Levin told journalists at a recent press conference, here "the have-nots are the heroes." The real monsters are the haves, who reside, literally and figuratively, at the top of the Hill--especially the climbing Klimers.
Depending upon the aggregate sizing requirements, the use of Hoyt's Oblong Openings and Long-Slot Opening Wire Screens can achieve both--more open area and longer wear-life.
Oblong Openings: This particular opening is a rectangular opening that provides a higher open area percentage versus traditional square openings.
So there's a whole collection of sunglasses that are going to look best on round faces, another collection that will look best on oblong faces, etc.," Allen says.