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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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A Holyhead Coastguard spokesman said: "We received reports of a man falling off Llandudno pier.
He accelerated to 20-30mph before falling off, remounted, swerved across the road and promptly fell off again.
A BUNGLING robber fled empty-handed after falling off a bike he had just stolen from a man in Leamington.
SPARE a thought for poor old Calamity Cullen, who showed that not only is the wheel falling off the Government, but the door of the helicopter as well.
But falling off is just part of the sport, so my luck would soon run out again.
When the tree is left with only one leaf, Fletcher climbs up onto the branch and tries to keep it from falling off. When even this last leaf falls off, Fletcher takes it back to his den so he can take care of it.
Japanese airlines reported in the fiscal year to March 31 a total of 159 incidents of parts falling off aircraft, up from 96 reported in the previous year, a transport ministry survey made available Sunday showed.
A TEENAGER has suffered serious injuries after falling off the back of a bus.
In support of its stance, the FMCA notes that while acknowledging ISRI's procedures would greatly reduce the likelihood of loose material falling off the vehicle, none of the evidence provided by opponents was convincing enough for the FMCA to change its stance.
You don't see bare pine trees because a few needles are dying, falling off, and being replaced all the time instead of all at once, like deciduous trees.