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coil

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He laughs: "I'm stepping back from the currently complicated to let the ingredients do the talking; if we really needed all this elaborate molecular gastronomy we'd have starved and shuffled off this mortal coil a long time ago.
We haven't seen that many sequins and precious stones all in one place since Liberace shuffled off this mortal coil.
The eternal head of state, Kim Il Sung, shuffled off this mortal coil 21 years ago.
That's right, the laughter tracks that have been piped over lame-duck sitcoms for years are now so old that chances are the folks featured on them have all long since shuffled off this mortal coil and joined that great studio audience in the sky.