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This attack, coming just days after the PlayStation DDoS, was certainly an eye-opener.
So it's really a take-what-you-can-get kind of situation with him.‘Scandal’ Review: Olivia Pope Has Lost Her Damn Mind|Kevin Fallon|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the Gramercy Theater, a woman dressed as Maude Lebowski looks fierce as Cover Me Badd, the musical opener, takes the stage.Dudes and Maudes Abide at New York City Lebowski Fest|Rich Goldstein|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This prompts Sarah Lynn to stab herself with a Confederate bayonet letter-opener, causing a geyser of blood.'BoJack Horseman': The Debauched Tales of a Drunken, Groupie-Sexing D-List Horse, Hits Netflix|Marlow Stern|August 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The shards of one can be used to cut someone (never mind the constant availability of soup-can tops).Prisoners Get Cultural Fix with 8-Tracks and Bootleg Cassettes|Daniel Genis|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From Bungay in Suffolk comes the news that a water-wagtail has built its nest in a milk-can.
Black Hood stepped to Carlson's desk, picked up an envelope and a letter opener, and returned to the body.
The boss was sitting back in his chair and making little rings on the desk blotter with the point of his letter-opener.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
When he waded past Captain Can-dage he heard the old skipper trying to comfort the girl, his voice low and broken by sobs.Blow The Man Down|Holman Day
He kept his worms there, between his cap lining and his hair; it saved the trouble of a bait-can.Thirty Years in Australia|Ada Cambridge