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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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And now it seems Aaron's plea did not fall on deaf ears, as readers have leapt at the chance of helping out the 14-year-old, his parents and his brothers.
The educators' pleas and the supporting calls of their members of Congress did not fall on deaf ears. The FCC unanimously voted at its open meeting in June to leave the educational eligibility requirements in place.
Calls for help to the council and police fall on deaf ears! Can anyone out there suggest what we can do?