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thumbtack

chiefly US and Canadian a short tack with a broad smooth head for fastening papers to a drawing board, etc.
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The school supplies and other products found to have high lead levels based on the limit of 100 ppm based on US standards include a standard office plus yellow thumb tacks (140,000 ppm); "ronron" backpack (120,000 ppm) and "princess" backpack with yellow zipper (97,000 ppm).
8220;If you're looking for an easy-to-update menu display that can highlight papers without needing to resort to damaging thumb tacks or tape, then this is the tool you've been waiting for,” says Sandra Reno, new product marketer at BulletinBoardsWarehouse.
Opener Dishonest John sets out stall, with pounding drums, throbbing bass, tinkling piano, wailing guitars and a vocal that suggests Jones gargles with thumb tacks before going into the studio.
2 pencils (no logos), dry erase markers, Post-it notes, staples, paper clips, high-lighters, rubber bands and thumb tacks.
16) Look carefully for trail markers-orange ribbon, slashed tree trunks, reflective tape or thumb tacks and conspicuous shooting lanes complete with nearby brush piles.
Wrap the plastic around both sides of the lid securing the plastic with thumb tacks or a staple gun.
Or for an alternative, suspend a selection of baubles on "invisible" fishing wire and hang in a cluster at your window or above a fireplace securing at the ceiling with thumb tacks.
Drill, long wood screws for wooden ball finials, six hinges and screws Thumb tacks and stones 527 Multi-purpose Cement
PACOIMA - The first kid in class threw thumb tacks under the tires of Jack Fischer's wheelchair.