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AT least 1,000 people took the plunge yesterday in the Boxing Day dip at Seaburn beach in Sunderland organised by the Lions Club of Sunderland.
After a few seconds, I took the plunge and said, "Grandpa, what if that old cellar was actually a hiding place for slaves escaping on the Underground Railroad?
So I took the plunge and ultimately it did work out.
I was tempted, and felt free for a moment just before I took the plunge.
DO you remember when these brave ladies took the plunge for a refreshing dip in Roath Park Lake?
We met over two years ago in a chat room; after numerous E-mails and phone calls, we took the plunge and met, and the rest is history.
So, Labor Day 2002, Lessiter took the plunge and dropped 113,000 pieces of a combined package offering both the newsletter and a mini-catalog offering some 35 different special report titles.
LEGAL executive Elaine Crowder took the plunge to help raise money for Cystic Fibrosis.
A SCUBA diver took the plunge by proposing eight feet under water.
Bringing premium rates to an adequate level is the most immediate way to improve profitability, and many of the now-profitable organizations took the plunge by introducing double-digit increases.
When Mrs Margaret Scott approached her 70th birthday she decided to take up a new hobby and took the plunge - by starting to scuba dive.
Using his personal savings and loans from close relatives, he took the plunge.