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rich seam

A multifaceted topic that provides a lot of interesting material for discussion or writing. Judy's childhood experiences were a rich seam for her as she wrote her first novel.
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"We are a nominally snobby society and it is such a rich seam. The middle class is so funny.
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Christian Aid's 2007 report "A Rich Seam: Who Benefits from Rising Commodity Prices?" indicates that mining companies that extract raw commodities--such as oil, nickel, or copper--turn the "trade" relationship between the mining industry and particular countries into one giant sucking sound.
Alan Parker, chief executive of Whitbread plc, said: 'We see acquisition and conversion opportunities such as this as a rich seam to exploit for future growth.'
Pixies frontman Frank Black explores a rich seam of Americana on Honeycomb, his first solo album since 1996's The Cult of Ray.
SCOTLAND struck a rich seam of gold and silver at the Olympics.