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Old 11-30-2010, 01:26 PM   #4228
Marcus Bales
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brephophagist - one of the three kinds of gist in a fall of scree at the bottom of a slope of a mountain, phalangist is the finer, approximately pea-sized gravelly gist; suffragist is the next larger layer underneath, composed of golf-ball to soft-ball sized rocks; and brephophagist, the layer of rocks approximately baby-sized.

By the time they'd dug through the phalangist and suffragist layers to the brephophagist, they had to admit that their hopes and chances of finding the bodies were as crushed as, well, as the bodies probably were.
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