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In between is a small canyon of consumerism for whiling away the waiting hours.
ACTRESS Scarlett Johansson had an unusual way of whiling away spare time during filming The Black Dahlia in Bulgaria - browsing Nazi memorabilia.
This book is ideal for those who love nothing better than whiling away the hours looking at great design and wonderful homes.
Childhood has in some serious way been stripped of its wonderful aimlessness, of shapeless, formless, and seemingly endless days and nights spent whiling away the time doing nothing that will help you get a Rhodes Scholarship or first-round venture capital for a start-up.
Some of the stuff is juxtaposed on purpose with similar overall shapes or themes, but overall it's a mishmash of stuff that's good for whiling away a few minutes here or there.
While this may be the height of comedy for young men whiling away their days in their parents' basements eating nachos and watching their TiVo'ed ESPN, it makes for a much more limited experience for other members of the human race.
The only thing they could count on was whiling away the hours playing shogi (chess) and go (a strategy game).
Reminiscing about the past with friends, family and those with similar memories has always been an enjoyable way of whiling away the hours, but now there's evidence to suggest that it also does you some good.
Valadares, 27, is not just an employee whiling away the hours playing games on company time but the latest young entrepreneur coming out of Recife's Porto Digital, a center for the development of information technology.
Thousands of youngsters have been whiling away some of their holidays with a trip to their library to pick up a press card and fun folder pack.
Piping designer Ernie Oglesby has found a novel way of whiling away the hours while based in Kazakhstan.
A BORED convict in an American prison has been whiling away the hours by plaguing a Scots town with phone calls.