wee hours


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wee hours

The early hours of the morning right after midnight: "post-disco electronic rhythms that propel clubgoers into the wee hours" (Jon Pareles).
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It was also during wee hours on Sunday that fault had developed in 220 megawatt high tension power line from Bin Qasim Thermal Power Plant leaving almost 30% of Karachi without electricity for hours till evening.
50 Cent had a lucky escape when a monste truck rammed into the his bullet-proof SUV in New York in the wee hours yesterd A rep said: "He was taken to New York Hospital Queens where he was treated for minor neck and back injuries.
I wept my way through my first hearing of this as I nursed my firstborn son in the wee hours of the morning.
prepare to be awakened in the wee hours by booze-fueled frivolity.
The idea for his project came to him one night, abruptly awakening him from sleep in the wee hours.
on November 8, and continuing into the wee hours of the morning teams from 42 of the city's most prestigious firms risk their reputations as they assemble structures using little more than cans, tape, and cardboard in their attempts to defy the laws of gravity while building true works of art.
If perhaps there is any part of this truly unique and engaging tale lacking, otherwise exquisitely written, then it is the episodes of Firmin's "lowlife" penchant to hang out at the old theatre, Rialto, into the wee hours of the night, sitting amongst drooling old lechers, even while openly acknowledging his own "perversions," and watching what he refers to as his "Lovelies.
Every night was more star-studded than the last, with events lasting until the wee hours.
Her lust for a liberal rout dissipated on election night in the wee hours, she said, when Martin delivered a gracious concession and retirement speech.
The shenanigans that took place on the floor of the House in the wee hours of July 27/28 in respect to the CAFTA vote ("Vote-buying and Arm-twisting," August 22 issue) resemble the same kind of shenanigans that took place in the U.
Even in Tennessee, local queer programming is no longer limited to cable-access shows in the wee hours.
However, it actually occurred on the evening of the 24th and into the wee hours of the 25th.
Late in the day on March 26, or in some places early in the wee hours of March 27, it will be sung.
Surfing the Web into the wee hours coupled with an early-morning alarm clock is a recipe for lethargy.
Susan Koprash does not consider herself too far removed from her days "in the trenches" as a young entrepreneur when she worked until the wee hours of the morning cleaning offices.