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Loescher repeatedly emphasized that these sites are by no means limited to the La Brea Tar Pits.
Point one: It pits a best-selling management guru against a trendy yogurt company.
Here, he pits the craziest GoPro footage against his own, which is noticeably less extreme.Viral Video of the Day: How People Really Use Their GoPro|Alex Chancey|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They are lake-sized pits used to store the toxic water that is a byproduct of the mining process.
The slap stick comedies, with the children falling in mud pits, or getting pushed by goats around weedy, sandy lots, were a hit.
The road was execrable; full of holes, pits, and puddles, in which our poor beasts often sank above their knees.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Hence it is obvious that great advantage must be derived, especially in rainy districts, from covered manure-pits.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson
She's handsome yet, but her muscles are getting that loose look and her eyes are bottomless pits of ennui.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
It is in these latter deposits exclusively that the arenaria, or sand pits, are found.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
They sink pits in the pathways of their game, covering them with light sticks and leaves and sprinkling earth over the whole.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris