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keep the stork flying

 and keep the stork busy
Rur. to have lots of children. Sally's pregnant again, with their sixth. They sure do keep the stork flying! Grandma and grandpa kept the stork flying. I've got ten aunts and uncles.
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visit from the stork

Fig. a birth. (According to legend, babies are brought to their parents by a stork.) I hear that Maria is expecting a visit from the stork. The young couple had a visit from the stork.
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storked

mod. pregnant. She got herself good and storked. Now what?
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visit from the stork

n. the birth of a baby. The last visit from the stork was in March.
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Accordingly, Stork will deliver a range of services and capabilities to extend the assets' life cycle.
Storks is gently amusing rather than laugh-out-loud hilarious, and the scattershot plot furiously flaps its wings from one high energy set piece to the next to distract from the number of gags that land with a thud.
Having a nest close to a guaranteed food supply also means that the storks are less inclined to leave for the winter.
Current Stork CEO, Arnold Steenbakker, will lead the combined group and report directly to Fluor's CEO, David Seaton.
So, we pick them up once they've been constructed, that's where Stork begins, and now we can give continuity to the whole life cycle of a structure.
Further, the company mentioned that when the acquisition closes, it will combine its Operations & Maintenance organisation with Stork.
FDA-cleared applications for The Stork OTC include common fertility difficulties, such as low sperm count, low sperm motility, unfavorable vaginal environment and unexplained infertility.
In 1990, Stork patented its own nozzle and, at ITMA 1991 in Hanover, it showed its first four-colour digital inkjet textile printer, TruColor (TCP) 1123, capable of printing 1m2/hr.
THE story about storks delivering babies has become reality at Redcar's Kirkleatham Owl Centre.
Oriental white stork foraging habitats varied in different months and gradually shifted from shallow water to grassland.
Rinovum's Stork conception aids, (The Stork and The Stork OTC), are designed to give couples a way to use cervical cap insemination in the privacy of home.
THE Stork is a home conception aid, using cervical cap insemination that can be used at home.
A stork brought a bra to his nest in the south Bulgarian town of Simitli and his mate left him, reports the BGNES agency.
The region in and around Bankura is regarded as a haven for the Lesser Adjutant Stork, which is a rare species of the stork family.
FOR this recipe we recommend Stork Baking Liquid but you can also use Stork Tub or Stork Packet.