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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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MUCH of the spotlight will fall upon Angel Cabrera in this week's Quail Hollow Championship in Charlotte and the shy Argentinian may struggle to perform at his best.
The 46-year-old 'Ghost' star, who has three kids from ex-hubby Bruce Willis, said that she and 16-year-younger hubby would be more than happy should the chance of another baby fall upon their lap.
In tonight's season climax, Melinda asks the mayor to cancel a memorial service for children who died in a plane crash - but her appeals fall upon deaf ears.
REQUESTS to Liverpool city council to resurface Aigburth Drive around Sefton Park continue to fall upon deaf ears.
Even now, the compassionate "gaze" of Christ continues to fall upon individuals and peoples.
As 2006 begins, marriage equality is still the law in Massachusetts, Olivia Cruises continues to help lesbian sports heroes out of the closet, and science is getting ever closer to a "gay gene." Even a story about gay men's recovery from crystal meth addiction is in part a story about truth and love winning out--in that case, love of self, also known as "pride." Shadows do fall upon us now and again, but they cannot hold.
Politicians have triumphed in recent years, Crawford goes on, by turning the tables on the traditional questioners and attackers and making the foibles of journalists into the issue, thereby deflecting any blame that might fall upon themselves.