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There were two rubbing sticks for making fire, two stones shaped roughly like knives, a woven-root container which held a few pounds of dried worms and the dead body of some rodent.
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There and two
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There and rubbing
There are several different instruments for applying nonspecific pressure by rubbing, rolling, or applying pressure on the reflex zones of the body.
There are no villains cackling and rubbing their hands in glee as they contemplate their evil deeds.
There are a few techniques that can be used to apply the wax to a surfboard, from rubbing small circles to making diagonal lines.
There are uplifted sea stack formations with prominent rubbing marks about two to four meters in elevation above the ground surface, a height too high to have been caused by modern bovids.
There are several ways of fixing the rubbing strake but in a clinker boat, it is applied to the outside of the sheer strake.
There have been parodies of the book also, such as Pat the Politician, mocking contemporary political figures, and Pat the Yuppie, which includes activities like touching the sheepskin seatcovers of their new BMW and rubbing the exposed brick of their new condominium's wall.