A woman in Madinah has gone to a judge seeking divorce from her husband on the grounds that he spends more time clacking
away at his precious BlackBerry mobile device than he does paying any significant attention to his significant other.
It wasn't just the sheer bulk of the time-telling fortress that suggested a literal occupation of the place; what really held one's attention was the relentless, mechanical noise of the flipping and flapping, clicking and clacking
plates of the digital clock face keeping time.
She crouches down by it, talking quietly as the gray-and-white feathered bird begins cawing and clacking
, spreading its six-foot wing span as Donna reaches underneath and pulls out a downy white chick for measurements and weighing.
She and her attendant walked among clacking
bamboo poles with absolute unconcern.
For the evening's first half and for stretches of the second, Glover is utterly alone out there, clacking
and pounding through segments that seem to exceed 15 minutes.
The increase in bodies inhabiting the libraries has created some very un-librarylike conditions - children rustling papers and dropping pencils, people clacking
at keyboards, and more people to hear the offending noises and complain about them.
Flanked by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies, a stream of men in orange jumpsuits flow from their barracks, their sandals clacking
on the concrete, chattering in several languages.
In the bowels of this high-tech ship as it lies dead in the water in the eye of a typhoon, ill-tempered, clacking
, whirring, spying robots of all sizes are busily plundering bodies for body parts.