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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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London Bridge is falling down. Falling down, falling down, London Bridge is falling down, My fair lady.
| James Lee Sullivan died after falling down the stairs at his house in Craig y Don, near Llandudno
The Upside of Falling Down is a romantic new-adult celebration of all of the wild and amazing possibilities that open up when perfect plans go awry.
SUNK AND DISORDERLY Sign in a sorry state after falling down. Picture: Paul Chappells
They look at the cracks, they pull up floorboards and agree that, yes, the roof is falling down (well not falling exactly but the steel is the wrong size and the steels don't meet and the roof steels are resting on wood blocks).
Mrs Sewell told the court of concerns she had about her husband falling down the stairs in their home because he frequently got up during the night to use the bathroom.
Leading UK authorities on nursery rhymes, Peter and Iona Opie, said: "The invariable sneezing and falling down in modern English versions have given would-be origin finders the opportunity to say that the rhyme dates back to the Great Plague.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "The girl, who is 17-years-old, had reportedly slipped on some wet grass which led to her falling down a steep bank.
Sophie Collinson, 16, student, said: "When I was six or seven I remember falling down the gap between the platform and the train.
A 56-year-old British man and his dog were rescued yesterday after falling down a 30-metre ravine in Tremithousa in the Paphos district.
Summary: A four-year-old girl is rescued after falling down a deep hole in China.
A British man and his 12-year-old son who got lost hiking in the Alps have been found dead, apparently after falling down a crevasse.