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Marco Polo's not ashamed of name

...other kids taunted him by calling him Marco Polo. "I hated it. I absolutely hated it when somebody called me Marco Polo," he said. Now the 24-year-old...years ago, I read something about Marco Polo, and I said this guy is pretty cool...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/25/ent_248341.shtml
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Fat camps offer pets 'pawlates' to slim down

...the emergence of fat farms offering "pawlates," "doga" and "Barko Polo," doggie versions of Pilates, yoga and Marco Polo to help slim down man's best friend.In the U.S., 53 percent of dogs are overweight or obese, up from 45 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-07-19/fat-camps-offer-pets-pawlates-slim-
Marco Polo's travels scrutinized for authenticity

...written by Venetian-born explorer Marco Polo, the only European known to have...million lies." The term "It's a Marco Polo" arose to describe an obvious exaggeration...Frances Wood says in a new book, Did Marco Polo Go to China? "The only trouble...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/14/ent_306487.shtml
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Regin continues for Germany's Natalie Geisenberger in women's luge

...because his eyes had become blurry, watery and sensitive to light. "I'm walking around, I might as well be playing 'Marco Polo,'" he said in a telephone call to the "Today" show Tuesday. "I have no idea where I am."He said it's a viral...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-11/regin-continues-germanys
After weeks of work, public pools will celebrate first splash

...pools will officially open for the season.There will be the usual sights and sounds of summer ? cerulean basins and Marco Polo, goggled faces and splash fights.Less evident will be the weeks of preparation by parks departments in Augusta and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-02/after-weeks-work-public-pools
For garlic fanciers, it's a case of ardor over odor

...something new. Garlic is as old as the ages. The Greeks and Romans were great garlic fanciers, as were the Chinese. Marco Polo wrote about the Chinese using garlic as a preservative and marinade. Garlic has become one of the world's most indispensable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/12/gar_390723.shtml
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On my summer vacation ...

...I ATE WAS: The souvlakia in Greece, the shishkebabin in Turkey, plus all of the food aboard our cruise ship, the Marco Polo. THE WORST THING I ATE WAS: The airline food! THE FUNNIEST THING THAT HAPPENED WAS: All of us telling the maitre...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/01/liv_266872.shtml
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Russian rocket readied to carry space tourist

...less than 50 feet away from the rocket, decorated with the national flags of its three-person crew and the words "Marco Polo," the name of the mission. "I don't see any serious problems ahead." In keeping with Russian tradition and superstitions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/24/tec_340396.shtml
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Small portions

...736-1199. Spaghetti saga In the movie The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938), Gary Cooper asked a Chinese friend about the...note in the answer, but it assumed that everybody knew Marco Polo would introduce pasta to Italy on his return from China...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/08/ent_215685.shtml
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Who knew there was so much to do if you just looked around?

...few days later, Tommy and I enjoyed a movie matinee. No one in the theater babbled, talked on their phones or played Marco Polo -- the reason I rarely go to movies anymore. It was a real treat to hear the film, and we had a good time. Thanks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/25/moo_470808.shtml
Glynn Moore