down-to-earth


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sensible and practical

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One is the greedy, lying, cheating snake oil salesmen represented by Mark Twain's "The King and the Duke" The other is represented by the down-to-earth common-sensical Huck and Jim, and the decent entrepreneurial Tom.
Charming animal antics are brought to life with an abudance of wit, song, tea, jam, and plain down-to-earth fun, in this delightful collection sure to entertain all ages.
Perrin's dialogue portrays her characters as down-to-earth and enjoyable, and she exposes herself as a true romantic through their relationship.
Luther's down-to-earth perspective continues as he takes a low, very human point of view in describing the negative sides of life, the destructive factors, the tyrants, that threaten to destroy God's good creation.
Yet you can see that we're down-to-earth, genuine guys who are just trying to figure life out.
Angelica Kitchen is a down-to-earth vegetarian restaurant that has long existed in New York City's East Village.
Why doesn't this silly woman, who's forever banging on about how down-to-earth she is, do what most mothers would do in this situation - use their common sense.
But exactly what is it about these stories that drives so many of my otherwise down-to-earth friends and acquaintances to dizzying heights of fanaticism?
The chic yet down-to-earth one bedroom has a more feminine flare and features down-filled furnishings with vintage accents.
Considering the exuberance of Ken Yeang's architecture, I was surprised to find such a down-to-earth book, full of practical advice on planning the vertical elements in office buildings.
Its down-to-earth, practical advice covers virtually every aspect of the recovery process, from driving and sex to self-esteem, stamina, support systems, nutrition, pain, and much more.
The chairs may now have become fetishized collectors' items (at least on the West Coast), but, as revealed in the photographs, their lowly bottoms still exhibit their down-to-earth "do not remove this tag" tags, lint, and scratches.
and other assorted down-to-earth occupations but did not author any of the text.