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have (one's) nose in a book

To be reading a book. Often used of people who always seem to be reading. He's had his nose in a book for the entire camping trip. I wish he would take a break and enjoy the scenery. Poor Mary is so shy. She just has her nose in a book wherever she goes.
See also: book, have, nose

have (one's) nose in a magazine

To be reading a magazine. Often used of people who always seem to be reading. He's had his nose in a magazine for the entire camping trip. I wish he would take a break and enjoy the scenery. Poor Mary is so shy. She just has her nose in a magazine wherever she goes.
See also: have, magazine, nose

have your nose in a ˈbook, magaˈzine, etc.

(informal) be reading something and giving it all your attention: She’s always got her nose in a book.
See also: have, nose

girlie magazine

n. a magazine featuring pictures of nude women. The girlie magazines were hidden under the counter.
See also: girlie, magazine
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Milwaukee's recycling infrastructure made it impossible for ReMix to monitor magazine and catalog recycling across the intended local campaign area with just one MRF, so, three facilities were contacted and asked to participate.
Over the years, the magazine has produced several smaller cookbooks, sold primarily by mail order.
The intriguing argument that the magazine approached that history through a strategy of calculated silence lacks firm support, not only because textual silences inevitably lend themselves to multiple interpretations--as acknowledged by the author--but also because the two issues do not provide enough material to establish a clear trend of silences.
Use the 10-round stripper clip and magazine filler found in each bandoleer to load 30 rounds in the magazine.
Commenting on the future of the network and magazine operation, Cooper says the long-term view is "fairly simple.
Thus, Pendergast's study of the role that men's magazines played in encouraging men to think of themselves as consumers is an important addition to the growing history of men and popular culture.
That's what Coop America, Conservatree and the Independent a Press Association (IPA) have done to create the Paper Project, a three-pronged assault that hopes to steer the magazine publishing industry away from its destructive practices while jumpstarting a market for recycled paper nationwide.
Not unlike the industry that it covers, the magazine also has endured some very dire times.
As it skitters from one end of the ideological spectrum to another, it falls to radiate the sense of a magazine with a purpose, that wonderful feeling the best magazines provide when you open their covers, of having entered a community with common interests and goals.
As an admirer of both Hooks and Bright, and as a supporter of many of their ideas about women and sexuality, I am not criticizing their words or their appearance in this magazine.
THE MAGAZINE that would become American Forests after a series of early iterations had its beginnings in the then still largely forested state of New Jersey.
The idiosyncratic "personality" of a magazine that has attained the maturity of a genuine identity arises from many sources.
The magazine also constantly switched printers and publication frequency.
magazine ranks first with the highest percentage increase in growth of single copy newsstand sales and FAST COMPANY magazine ranks third, according to the just-released FAS-FAX report.