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Years, a cultural introduction

Getting to know the word from all angles...

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I have faith in the potency of honoring English as a worldwide standard. I don't trust in the tepid ground plan by which the English tongue is presented for study.Pointer

Beefing up one's adroitness with a language isn't like promoting a more informative newspaper. A language - a common tongue - isn't merely a tool that you can teach yourself to manipulate with greater amounts of precision. A shared tongue can not be divided from the prevailing culture of a community of which it is a description. A language isn't recited; it happens - and keeps happening as long as a circle of people keeps using it.

Teaching a pupil to recite English is to strip him of its cultural context. A proper educator has to develop a technique for introducing it; the wisest student ventures out to seek it.

A dictionary can be an influential tool. A decent dictionary will describe a language on the basis of a specific corpus, a set of written works of varying size and consistency. A corpus may include anything from a book about literature to a few science fiction novels. I suffered many a sleepless night developing my "wonderful" Fiction Corpus in order to form a distinct sort of dictionary based on the ability of one man to tell a story in many different forms. It is a labor of love and listening.

I have shaped a million words and I have scrutinized them, reformulating them - not simply to teach American vocabulary but to reveal the human soul, and to pressure that soul or spirit not just to recite but to happen.

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Understanding the word Years

A word can represent many things. First and foremost it represents a type of gesture. A specific way of speaking. A specific way of inscribing a mark. A specific way of moving your hand. To know one of these kinds of gestures is to know how to pronounce the word years in some kind of way.

If you want to communicate an idea using the word years, you will need to know what other people are made to think when you make the gesture. You will never have complete awareness of or control over the associations or identities that are invoked by a set of words, but you can know what was and what is a single word's jointly accepted definition, at least for a given place, thereby tracing a direction which will help you to understand what kinds of associations and identities are driving its use.

By using the word yourself, you enter into a long-standing albeit oftentimes unconscious debate over its definition, forever entangling yourself into the history of its use. The way you use it, and which other words you use it with carries weight.

The more you know about where the word years is located in the fabric of a language, the better you will be at exploiting its cultural power.

Pronunciation of YearsMargo on a trampoline

I have yet to publish a pronunciation for the word years.

Video of me pronouncing "years."

Definition of YearsMargo on a trampoline

The term years refers to a measure of time, preferably made from one particular solstice to the next but this is hardly the case in practice because the most popular civil calendar in the world is actually a religious calendar whose measure of time was reformed many centuries ago on the basis of a religious goal that has continuously eluded the leadership of that religion. It should make even the most short-sighted disciple or the most apathetic citizen question whether following this tradition is really the right thing for us to do as a global community and whether it isn't time to consider a better way of measuring time that actually helps us reach our common goals.

Common use of years in illustrative example sentencesMargo on a trampoline

  1. He gets fatter and fatter as the years go by.

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  2. She says I'll have to wait years and years before she's ready to have kids.

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  3. The Acceptance Calendar organizes years into generations, each generation being 33 years long.

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  4. I wish I met you ten years and twenty pounds ago.

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  5. Don't waste the best years of your life on booze and women.

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  6. I have yet to come up with a sixth sentence using the word years.

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  7. I have yet to come up with a seventh sentence using the word years.

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Usage of Years in Michal's Fiction CorpusMargo on a trampoline

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Michal's Fiction Corpus of Acceptance Literature (FiCAL) is presented under the Bare Bottom imprint. It is currently comprised of six bodies of work, each representing a different pillar of culture and incorporating a wide variety of writhing styles.

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Years, a morphological approach

I have yet to make a morphological analysis of the word years.

That doesn't mean it's not high on my list.

Table of Frequency for the Word "Years."

This table lists in descending order the total number of times that the word yearsand any of its morphological derivations appears in the Fiction Corpus, along with a breakdown of frequency by title, the respective rank of each word in the complete list of all words in the Corpus, as calculated both densely and competitively, as well as the percent increase in frequency of the word over the frequency of the next lowest rank in the complete list.

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Percent Increase over next rankRANKWORDFrequency
TOTAL # of occurencesMCDONALDSJESUSSEXTSIGAJACKSONDINGBATS
densecompetitivemodern/sloppybiblical/tersepoetic/high-browhard/fasttalkymixed salad
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I have yet to publish the table of frequency for the word years, but I will get to it shortly. -Michal

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Usage of Years in Death to McDonalds

An aerial view of Dodger Stadium in the foreground, with an imaginary partially submerged Los Angeles behind

A story bible for a comic book series set in a post climate-change California narrated by eight characters who live through a natural disaster that sinks Los Angeles and triggers a war with an expansionist Mexican government covertly supported by China.

Frame #6078

i got the boy out of the tree. he says his name is hulu. he wants to fight for america. against mexico. he looks thirteen years old.

Justin Bieber

22 December, 9:48 AM

Frame #7212

weve got another guy ready to take the quiz. carlos barrios. im told hes a good looking kid. 24 years old. not an auto mechanic.

Sprint "Iphone" Case

24 December, 1:27 AM

Frame #155

you can chase a big score for years and get nowhere. maybe bernstein will take me back. although i would never want to ask him. pride.

JC Penney

27 July, 1:54 PM

Frame #752

how does a mexican gang get nordstrom so riled up. hes had this territory consolidated for years. and i worked so hard to get rid of him.

Kim "Kris" Kardashian

3 August, 8:21 PM

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Usage of Years in The Gospel of Jesus H.

A picture of the planet Mars

An experimental science fiction Christology that makes Jesus the hard boiled narrator of his own early years on a bizarro earth made dark by volcanic ash and informally ruled by a man from Mars who sells bottled air.

Poland had both. On either side of Parliament, it seemed as if deputies were more concerned with filing suits of defamation to preserve what they called their 'honor' than doing anything to provide the unemployed and those living on fixed incomes with heat and electricity and electric stoves. The courts were backed up: there were people waiting for more than ten years just for verdicts. Whenever a judge fell ill, his or her caseload was suspended and couldn't be transferred. There were some people waiting more than three years for sick judges to regain their health - apparently they couldn't switch judges because of what was called their 'inalienable right' to be judged by the same judge.

Verse 18 from the chapter called Security

Copies of the Black Madonna, which remained in regional circulation, required from a faithful Catholic his hospitality and sincere devotion. It just so happened, after four long years, that the copy, which Jesus's grandmother had watched previously, had found its way back to Treblinka, back to Jesus's own apartment building, and, quite specifically, back to Jesus's own apartment on the very night before Columbus showed up on Jesus's doorstep with a Krupnik. Now, according to procedure, the Black Madonna is to be hosted for a period of twenty-four hours. Having accepted her from his neighbors at six o'clock the previously evening, having placed her in the main room, having prayed to her (and with her, to God [$%BLAAA*FUCK%^]) with his family and friends for three hours (including his father and his uncle [%$BLAAA*^MUFK-FAGGOT!]), and, at nine o'clock, having sang:

Verse 504 from the chapter called Adolescence

My grandmother told her own story: "We were eleven years old, my sister and I. We were traveling with other children: some younger, some older. We were - all of us - very hungry. One day, we found this old woman living on her own - actually, some young boys told us about her. They said, 'This woman has a chamber with bread and cheese. Go to her house and ask for bread. Meanwhile, we'll go and steal the food.' So we went to the woman. We told her how hungry we were; we asked for bread. She was very kind: she gave us soup - very good soup - and bread. We left very grateful for the woman's kindness, and felt sorry, since we knew that the boys had robbed her. They took half a round of cheese - white cheese: it was very good. They took all of her bread; we ate everything she had. A few days later, while passing through some other village, one of the girls with us died of typhus. During the funeral, we went to confess, but all of us kept going to the back of the line - we were scared, since the girl had died. Finally, the priest took notice, and, leading us to the sacristy, said, 'Why do you children keep going to the back?' We answered, 'Forgive us, Father, for we have sinned.' He was very surprised. 'We all share the same grave sin,' we said. 'We were hungry, and we robbed a woman of her food.' The priest said: 'You have not sinned: you did not take her food out of spite or for pleasure, but because you were hungry.' And he blessed us that very same day, the whole gang, right there in the sacristy."

Verse 75 from the chapter called Childhood

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Usage of Years in Sex for Children

A drawing of a man between a woman's legs in front of another man in a hospital bed

A literature book narrated by a pair of siblings on either side of the Atlantic whose profoundly weird sexual experiences pose a serious challenge to their traditional understanding of mathematicians, marriage, gay young men and God.

ANDY: Because nobody can explain why it happens when it does. We've been looking at it for thousands of years, Olympia. And nobody knows why. We know exactly how it works: we know steam has to cool down. But we have no idea why it suddenly appears when it does. It's magic. But you wanna know a secret?

OLYMP: What?

– Title 3, Regarding a Dream, Chapter 6, The Sixth Day, Part 1, Children & Education Reform, Section 3, Sharing the Value of Science, Paragraphs 34-35

Then he put it back on the plate. This time he ignored the crumbs on his mouth. Holding the newspaper with his left hand, he placed his right elbow on the armrest, brought his hand to his nose, pushed up his falling glasses, and leaned back in his chair. Then he started reading again; I thought to myself, "What an old man: Nike looks just like an old man. If he were wrinkly and gray - except for those minor differences, he would look exactly the same. He would do the exact same things - in fact, he will do the same things. He will be Nike many years from now. He will be older and he will not look as young, but he will still be Nike.

– Title 3, Regarding a Dream, Chapter 1, The First Day, Part 1, Victory & Calendar Reform, Section 1, Cancer, Paragraph 5, Clauses 8-16

This whole situation lies somewhere between ridiculous and absurd. The idea that Albert would crash at your dingy, little bachelor pad: that is a contradictory mixture of both (absurdity and ridiculousness), which makes the proposition impossible. It is a law of human nature that we can only ridicule the things we tolerate, and the absurd is always intolerable, much like your apartment. Last time I checked, your address was not in Albany, which, the guidebook assures me, is the premier address for bachelors of all ages. It took seventy-five years before married men were allowed, and even then they couldn't bring their wives. But of course, things have changed since the nineteenth century, and, as much as a bachelor like you might regret this, women are allowed to own their own houses.

– Title 2, Regarding the Romaniac, Part 1, Section 11, Guidebooks, Paragraph 4

ANDY: About stuff, you know; she was reminiscing mostly. I asked her to remind me about some things that happened years ago - some stuff between her and me and Indiana. But she wrote it before all this junk started happening, so, by the time it came in the mail a few days ago, things were different, you know. Things were already way different.

NIKE: Yeah, I understand.

– Title 3, Regarding a Dream, Chapter 2, The Second Day, Part 1, Labor & Economic Reform, Section 8, Affording Private Health Care, Paragraphs 77-78

But the building soon proved to be an embarrassment to John Nash, who was forced off the project in his tender years, and was even subjected to an official inquiry, as not only the cost, but the structural soundness of the building was called into question. Well, it's a good thing that Mr. Nash did not survive to hear the end of it, because several years later it was discovered, and I can only imagine under what horribly embarrassing circumstances, that the Marble Arch, which Mr. Nash so kindly designed for the main entrance, was too narrow to allow the grandest coaches to pass.

– Title 2, Regarding the Romaniac, Part 1, Section 11, Guidebooks, Paragraph 1, Clauses 3-7

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Usage of Years in Tsiga Tsiga Tsiga

Bullets whizzing by a statue of Nikola Tesla

A collection of stories featuring a sexy Parisian ghost, a spooky Moon base full of vagina-faced aliens, a policeman with an Irish name, a truck full of watermelons, a flautist, and a man who has to see another man about a diseased horse.

He became a public affairs officer. He earned a master's degree in communication. After a few years at the Pentagon, he was stationed in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan. Nobody outside the service understood why the Navy would send him to a landlocked nation. Bishkek was as far from the ocean as physically possible.

– from “Two Dudes and a Chinese Desert,” a friendship story featuring a man in uniform

Francesco admired this. He saw a bit of himself in the tenacity that Ferrari naively expected others to fear. It was made all the more endearing by the fact that Ferrari was not very strong. Francesco, only a handful of years older, was already famous for bending bars with his bare hands. He had no need for a limp-wristed knight. Being somewhat enamored of the boy's beauty, Francesco made him one of his flautists.

– from “Italy Sucks and Has Sucked For A Long Time,” an adventure story set in Italy even though it could be anywhere

"Eet deetn't happen overnait. Dey kept puttink soljurs in di nort of di desert ofer and ofer. In di sout, eet was four hundret years before dey put di soljurs in di eastern-most seeti-not to mention di west. Dees soljurs wur not lastink lonk. Een Chayna eet was chaos. Een di west, deeferent Turkeys peepul come, layk Gokturks ant Uyghurs. Always eet was Turkeys peepul comink, pushink di Chaynees ant takink ofer di whait peepul."

– from “Two Dudes and a Chinese Desert,” a friendship story featuring a frank discussion of personal weakness

Gog spent his days fishing from the smallest island in the salt lake [e.g. Osman Island]. Shaped like a fist, it rose from the water to a height of ten paces. Magog would come by in her own boat. "Come down from there," she would cry. "You know there are no fish in this lake."

"If there is but one fish," said Gog. "I will catch it." Years passed. The man who sat on the smallest island in the salt lake caught no fish.

– from “In the Beginning, There was Gog,” a fantasy story about the importance of faith

"How would you know?" asked Do. "What if he's innocent?"

"I bribed him myself."

"Those three are greedy. The boy said he stole from a malfunctioning ATM."

Tae jeered. "I remember him. The people's government thought it was making an example. I'm surprised he's here. He should have lived and died a million years ago like everybody else."

– from “How Tae & Bo Took Over the World and Kung & Fu Didn't,” an apocryphal bible story about being smart

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Usage of Years in Sorry Ms. Jackson

Chiseled letters from an ancient stone tablet hanging on a wall

A real play. With drama in it. Talk fast. It takes two hours. Set in a guest house. In a small community. After a murder. Lots of suspicion. The characters learn to listen to each other. It's funny.

(MS. JACKSON enters, followed by FLETCHER, ALICE and KOKOMO)

MS. JACKSON: What is going on?

LUKE: Not this again.

MS. JACKSON: What's all the fuss? Grey Goose! What are you doing in that bed? with that champagne? in those ridiculous pajamas?

GREY GOOSE: Eleven years ago, I carried this mattress on my back all the way from Burnt Pine. Nobody's going to tell me when I can or cannot climb into this bed to celebrate.

LESBIAN: He mistook me for Kokomo.

– ACT II, lines 340-344

LESBIAN: I can put this one back. No one can accuse me of stealing it. I just borrowed it to show that some things in life are more important than others. Whom am I kidding? I took it to get into my landlady's panties. I'm a terrible human being. There have been worse than me - like the person who stabbed that poor girl sixty-two times: the first murderer this island has had to fear in more than one hundred and fifty years. Both suspect and victim were like me: alien to this place. Why did we come? What did we hope to find? Peace? We scared her off. Happiness? Satisfaction? Understanding? Why here? Why do we trespass on other people's land? It stands in our way - but of what? There's nothing beyond what's right in front of us at any given time. There's no way of knowing that unless you trespass. All that one can hope to do is make as little damage as possible along the way. We are all criminals, whether we like it or not. Though some of us are big and some of us small, we are all cut from the same dough. That's not the easiest thing to believe when one man robs or kills another man. What was my crime? Why am I punished? Why am I the only one who's alone? Or is it just my imagination? Are there others out there who can see me? Who know me? Who can feel my pain? If there are, I salute you. I would kiss you if I could. I can't, so I just say, 'Thank you.'

– ACT II, line 583

GREY GOOSE: Don't worry. Your little love-toy is safe.

MS. JACKSON: You insult me.

GREY GOOSE: What exactly do you think I've done?

MS. JACKSON: I'm not going to give you the pleasure of describing to you your atrocities.

GREY GOOSE: I wish I could say the same thing.

ALICE: What's going on?

GREY GOOSE: Ask your landlady. She thinks she knows everything.

MS. JACKSON: What have you done?

GREY GOOSE: You first. Did you or did you not approach the Australian police with your unjustified suspicions that I might have committed the first murder this island has seen in over one hundred and fifty years? Did you not, in fact, tell them I was capable of committing such a crime? Are you not the reason why I was named a person of interest? Answer me.

MS. JACKSON: Never.

– ACT I, lines 1091-1100

FLETCHER: If he came to you in penitence, would you accept him?

MS. JACKSON: That's difficult for me to say.

FLETCHER: It's not. Tell us. If he were sorry, would you forgive him?

MS. JACKSON: If he came to me repentant of his sins - I mean all of them - I would forgive him. I would consider allowing him to return to this house. Do you think I don't want him? I want him more than you could ever know. I want him in a way that, unfortunately, I have never had him. I won't settle for less than I deserve. That's all I'm going to say on the subject. It upsets me. Your father has behaved strangely in the past; as of late, his actions have been frightening me. Maybe it is the climate around here - I'm not going to take any chances.

(to KOKOMO) I want you to watch out for him, in case he should try to violate you.

FLETCHER: That is unwarranted.

MS. JACKSON: It may have taken a hundred and fifty years for another murder to occur, but we are not immune to rape. We need only bear witness to what took place on Pitcairn in recent times. Six men were found guilty of sexual offenses. That's almost the entire adult male population over there. I'm not going to let that happen around here - not while I'm alive. Do you understand? As soon as you're done with this mess, Kokomo, I would like these towels to go to the laundry. We have all of Lesbian's things to wash.

KOKOMO: I have a question, ma'am.

MS. JACKSON: Yes?

KOKOMO: Will our guest from New Zealand be staying with us for considerably longer than planned? If that's the case, I'm going to have to make a new schedule.

– ACT I, lines 1320-1329

KOKOMO: It is. I keep telling you that.

FLETCHER: Maybe for Catholics: you have thousands of years of ritual to fall back on: Popes and bishops to decide for you.

KOKOMO: That's not fair.

FLETCHER: I'm supposed to be my own priest.

KOKOMO: Maybe you should start praying.

FLETCHER: For what? For the will to become Catholic?

KOKOMO: You know what I am. You've taken the time to study what my faith requires. I'm overjoyed by that. I realize it angers you sometimes. You need to remember it isn't about priests or prayer or sacraments or the Bible or saints or miracles or doctrine or creed. It's not even about salvation. It's about sacrifice. If you, Fletcher Christian, are not willing to place yourself into the hands of God - to submit yourself to His Divine Mercy - then nothing else matters and there will never be any happiness between us.

FLETCHER: I see that.

KOKOMO: You don't see it.

FLETCHER: How can you tell?

– ACT I, lines 1342-1351

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Usage of Years in Miscellaneous Dingbats

The title of the book at the end of a string of miscellaneous dingbats

A story book full of short fiction stories. An interesting bedtime mystery. A fairy tale. Science fiction romance. Adult life. Uninspiring gay fiction. Horror.

The department of corrections doesn't pay enough. That's the problem. If I had money I wouldn't need to go making deals with death row inmates. I don't know how I got suckered into it. Those girls aren't capable of anything. Not that I've known very many. They killed the only one we had.

– from “Two Years,” an adult fiction story about a female guard at a women's prison

A black man in Moscow is not unheard of. There used be many of us. There were four of us in my neighborhood. Obama and Barack lived together in the gray block to the north. Khalifa lived down the street from me. We didn't necessarily like each other but we were all in the same boat. We had each come from the same poor country. We each had been invited to study in Russia. Back then, almost twenty years ago, we considered ourselves lucky. We were willing to go through any hell to see it through.

– from “A Black Man in Moscow,” an inspirational story that represents reality no matter where you are

Proctor and Simmons left for the gallery. On the way down the stairs Bob called. He said something interesting had been found at the basement apartment. "An uncashed check," he said. "Made out to the vic. From three years ago. For five grand. Who doesn't cash a check like that?"

Proctor was nearing the end of the stairs. He asked, "Whose check was it?"

– from “We Need To Talk,” a mystery story featuring a policeman put in a weird position

I killed a cat. It was an accident. I was trying to cut its fur. I wanted to show Kelly the ugliness of a shaved pussy. I don't deserve two years of prison for it. Cruelty to animals is nothing next to how humans treat each other. They put me in the same prison I used to guard. At the very least I know which of these bitches aren't shaved. Those are the ones I can fuck. Even when I was a kid I couldn't stand a bare floor. All the blood stains and grime and guts on the linoleum in the kitchen. It was disgusting. It always curled up at the edges. Like Kelly's toes. As soon as I get out of here I'll find that girl. I'll get her the biggest razor I can find.

– from “Two Years,” an adult fiction story about a lady at a women's prison

The whole issue was rendered moot when the first resident of the house in question decided not to put up a mailbox. He purchased a post office box instead. This pleased nobody. Especially not the clerks. The man got a lot of oversized first-class mail. The situation lasted years until the man finally moved out. His mother moved in. His mother received a lot of third-class mail. Half a tray of URGENT! URGENT! contest victories everyday. It was getting thrown out. The woman was horrified to learn that third class mail didn't get delivered to post office boxes. She put up her own box. A month before the Rural Mail Count. The count of all mail that would decide rural carrier salaries for the foreseeable future.

– from “Wrong Again,” a success story inspired by fact, though the details are fictional

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Collocation of Years in the Fiction Corpus

Table of Collocation for the Word "Years."

This table lists in descending order of frequency a selection of word pairs that appear in the Fiction Corpus and groups them according to the morphological derivation of the word years that appears in the pair.

TypeWORDFrequency
TOTAL # of occurencesMCDONALDSJESUSSEXTSIGAJACKSONDINGBATS
modern/sloppybiblical/tersepoetic/high-browhard/fasttalkymixed salad
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I have yet to perform a collocation analysis of "years." I hope I can get it done sometime soon. -Michal

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    Handcrafted patchwork quilt for sale.

    Patchwork quilt by Alicja. Pointer

    Bedspread made of cotton and polyester material. Inserted with polyester lining. 90 by 70 cm. Available now for $120.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #5 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  6. Nuno-felt shawl for sale

    Handcrafted nuno-felt shawl for sale.

    Shawl by Sylwia. Pointer

    Scarf made ​​with the nuno felting technique (wet felting fibre into a silk gauze) using South American wool. Two-sided scarf with latticework at the ends. Wholly in the colors red, black, green in an abstract pattern. Available now for $100.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #6 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  7. Clara the doll for sale

    Handcrafted clara the doll for sale.

    Clara by Alicja. Pointer

    Clara loves roses and greenery, adores tormenting spiders with long legs and sleeping soundly in the afternoon. Cuddly toy made of cotton and polyester, stuffed with polyester lining. Available now for $70.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #7 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  8. Noah the doll for sale

    Handcrafted noah the doll for sale.

    Noah by Alicja. Pointer

    Noah doesn't know what to like and what not to like but keeps wondering and thinking about it. Cuddly toy made of cotton and polyester, stuffed with polyester lining. Available now for $70.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #8 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  9. Black suspenders for sale

    Handcrafted black suspenders for sale.

    Black suspenders by Zuzanna. Pointer

    Two-sided suspenders from black material with a rose motif on one side and striped cotton on the other. Connected by a leather triangle. Adjustable length. Hand washing in cold water recommended. Available now for $50.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #9 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  10. Orange suspenders for sale

    Handcrafted orange suspenders for sale.

    Orange suspenders by Zuzanna. Pointer

    Two-sided suspenders made of denim and orange material with a Polish floral folk design. Connected by a leather triangle. Adjustable length. Hand washing in cold water recommended. Available now for $50.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #10 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  11. Green suspenders for sale

    Handcrafted green suspenders for sale.

    Green suspenders by Zuzanna. Pointer

    Two-sided suspenders made of denim and green material with a mountain folk design. Connected by a leather triangle. Adjustable length. Hand washing in cold water recommended. Available now for $50.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #11 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  12. Felt earrings for sale

    Handcrafted felt earrings for sale.

    Felt earrings by Dorota. Pointer

    Material: South American woolen yarn, dyed, 100% wool. Hand-worked with a needle. Pendant of anti-allergenic metal. Available now for $40.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #12 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  13. Round ceramic earrings for sale

    Handcrafted round ceramic earrings for sale.

    Round ceramic earrings by Dorota. Pointer

    Material: Glazed ceramics, hand-molded. Available now for $40.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #13 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  14. Oblong ceramic earrings for sale

    Handcrafted oblong ceramic earrings for sale.

    Oblong ceramic earrings by Dorota. Pointer

    Material: Glazed ceramics, hand-molded. Available now for $40.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #14 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  15. 'Coral' necklace for sale

    Handcrafted 'coral' necklace for sale.

    Corals by Sylwia. Pointer

    Necklace made ​​of cotton pieces with organdy and decorated with beads, suspended on cotton strings. Can be worn as a necklace, as a brooch or as a belt tied at the side. Available now for $40.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #15 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

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