Former apartheid-era inmates of Robben Island Prison, off Cape Town, are again chipping away at
the limestone to make the unusual gifts.
White respects the legend while chipping away at
it over hundreds of minutely detailed pages.
At the same time, the City showed a much needed proactive approach to tenant retention, which should be formidable in chipping away at
the tenant exodus from Manhattan.
With the helped of nothing more than pairs of fancy pliers attached to the ends of very long poles, they wer chipping away at
the melted fuel rods and damaged control assembly, piece by radioactive piece.
With little or no chance of progress in Congress or the federal courts, SLDN and other groups opposed to the ban on gays in the military have adopted what Benecke describes as an "incremental" strategy, which amounts to chipping away at
the most egregious violations.
O'Cleireacain and City Council Speaker Peter Vallone are working on the details of a commission that will prepare a legislative package to address all of the inequities, rather than chipping away at
some of the more blatant problems one at a time.
High-energy radiation, for example, as well as impacts by solid grains of interstellar material, could be chipping away at
cometary surfaces, while penetration by the charged particles of galactic cosmic rays could be having an effect farther in.
We have been chipping away at
the old block for a few years.
But activists and gay and lesbian legal advocates have been gleefully chipping away at
the remaining vestiges of the codified criminalization of same-gender sex.
Finally, says Silverstein, the marked slowdown in new construction will prove formidable in chipping away at
the double-digit vacancy rates now plaguing the Midtown and Downtown office markets.