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There is much to admire in the Ryan Plan, not the least of which is the fact that it makes the first move to really do something about the gaping maw that is the cost of Medicare.
IMAGINE casually sauntering around a pavement corner and being confronted by the gaping maw of a great white shark
We cowered in our seats 23 years ago at the first glimpse of the space monster's vile face opening to reveal a gaping maw lined with razor-sharp teeth.
But every once in a while one wishes the earth would open up, turn into a gaping maw and swallow one up with no chance of being regurgitated.
The Priests of Er, Orth, and Card were also required to supply the Priests of Ledger with X to feed the gaping maw of this new god and ensure health to all the people.
The Ottomans were indeed on the march, from Tunis to Podolia and beyond Budapest, and Europe was indeed threatened; but the author no longer speaks as a historian when he describes the sultan's empire as resembling, on a map, "the gaping maw of a prehistoric beast, poised to devour the whole of the Western world" (27).
In fact, the gaping maw of news distribution channels demands such constant content that what has become to be considered "news" has dropped down to such a granular level that kids falling off of bicycles will soon become front-page stories.
I USUALLY FORGET I HAVE THEM, UNTIL I LAUGH AT SOMETHING AND NOTICE YOUNGER PEOPLE STARING INTO MY GAPING MAW IN HORROR.
OUR guide perched on the precipice of a deep underground cavern preparing to toss a stone over the edge to show just how deep this gaping maw was.
One need only glance into the gaping maw of worldwide celebrity culture to understand what has happened to the "it-factor" of Beaujolais Nouveau in the past ten years.
Toward that end, the tape put up last year to keep people from venturing to the water's edge -- and straight into Reggie's gaping maw -- remains in place for the indefinite future.
But don't for one second imagine it will teach you more about people than you will learn sitting up at four in the morning, while your loved one tries to persuade her sore and cracked nipple to dribble life-giving fluid into the gaping maw of your child - while you wonder if you'll survive the commute into work in two hours' time to earn enough to pay for all the nappies and baby wipes.