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kiosk

A small, freestanding retail location within the confines of another business or in the common areas of a shopping center. Kiosks represent a method of significantly expanding real estate income without raising rents or building more space.The term is sometimes used to denote only self-service locations,with the attended sites called carts.(For more information see the Web site of the Self Service and Kiosk Association, www.selfservice.org.)

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TWO brothers have been jailed after they admitted stealing cash boxes from telephone kiosks and car parks.
Oldest in the list is the red K2 telephone kiosk, designed in 1926 by Giles Gilbert Scott.
Caption: Sapporo Beer's new ad campaign, which reads "Senses Never Forget," will be prominently featured on over one hundred vertical panels posted throughout the streets of New York City, thanks to a telephone kiosk campaign fielded by Titan Outdoor LLC.
(2) Our experience of our surroundings is shaped and tempered by small things a door handle, bench, bus shelter, fountain, gazebo, garden shed, telephone kiosk apparently unimportant details, but if thoughtfully designed they add to the dignity and pleasure of daily life.
Good thing he's not standing next to another of his company's ads - a telephone kiosk poster showing a glimpse of the bare derriere of supermodel Kate Moss, for designer Calvin Klein's "Obsession" perfume.
The cast iron K6 red telephone kiosk on Temple Row West is a Grade II listed building.
Prosecutor Diane Williams said officers were alerted at 9.20am on March 15 by a 999 call from a telephone kiosk outside the Spar shop in Bethesda.
Fischer, 30, kept his victim in a telephone kiosk that he converted into a torture cell.
In these days of instant gratification - although I've never minded waiting ten minutes or so for the really good stuff - and a mobile phone in every pocket, it has been a very long time indeed since I required the assistance of a telephone kiosk for the purposes for which it was intended.
"At about 9:45am a witness within McBride's Pharmacy saw both accused within the public telephone kiosk. Meikle was clearly performing a sex act on the accused Forbes," the Scotsman quoted fiscal depute Danielle Clark, as saying.
The 18-year-old Welsh college student donned a black and white mini dress, drove around in a Mini and made a telephone call from an old-style public telephone kiosk on the outskirts of Cardiff at Michaelston-le-Pit.

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