garden-variety


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Garden-variety flu, which kills an average of 36,000 Americans annually, remains the greater threat, particularly for older Americans with some immunity to swine flu.
The snake was a "regular, garden-variety" garter snake, not particularly large in size, he said.
This new volume, combines the new-gun guide familiar from Gun Digest with a listing of Used gun values that is well short of what you might see in Blue Book of Gun Values or Standard Catalog of Firearms, but that covers most of the commercial guns you might expect to encounter at a garden-variety gun show.
The garden-variety caterpillar has 248 muscles in its head.
According to Steven Rolfes' story ("Garden-variety martyr," November), St.
"This appears to us to be a garden-variety bootleg recording," said a spokesman.
THERE ARE SO MANY threats in Iraq that it's hard to know where to start: foreign jihadists, Shiite radicals, Baath party loyalists, and garden-variety criminals, to name a few.
The real trouble is not caused by garden-variety problems such as simple misunderstandings, stylistic differences, disparities in training and pay or mismatched expectations.
He helped defuse a jail riot, identified four Mexican teens who had used tourist river rafters as shooting targets, arrested a version of the BTK killer, and brought to justice hundreds of garden-variety criminals.
It reads like a familiar liberal version of the 95 Theses; but Carter is hardly a garden-variety liberal; and that gives his sermons some real credibility.
The rules ban auditor participation in tax-motivated transactions that the IRS has already identified as problematic, that must be kept secret or that do not meet the standard of having at least a 51% chance of being allowable, but also "preserve public companies' ability to look to the expertise of their auditor for garden-variety tax planning advice and compliance assistance."
These are the first clues that Sanders's novel is not going to be anywhere near being the garden-variety type.
We've come to expect that the garden-variety crook may not be the sharpest knife in the drawer, but fraudsters are supposed to be smarter, aren't they?
There's a little town on Spain's sunny Mediterranean coast that most American homosexuals (let alone garden-variety straights) have never heard of: Sitges (pronounced SEAT-jes).
While spectacular corporate fraud producing the bankruptcies of companies like Enron and WorldCom have grabbed headlines, a garden-variety business scam, the "bust-out," has been wreaking havoc for years at businesses without the resources--or commitment--to shut them down.