"authorization": "https://dictionary.cambridge.org/auth/info?rid=READER_ID&url=CANONICAL_URL&ref=DOCUMENT_REFERRER&type=&v1=&v2=&v3=&v4=english&_=RANDOM", Learn more. bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776156', position: 'atf' }}, initAdSlotRefresher(); 'buckets': [{ { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346688' }}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, We went to celebrate Christmas like men. googletag.pubads().setCategoryExclusion('mcp').setCategoryExclusion('resp').setCategoryExclusion('wprod'); iasLog("__tcfapi removeEventListener", success); Looking at that truck was just an excuse, a ruse. {code: 'ad_rightslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/rightslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776130', position: 'btf' }}, Joe, when he asked me whether I wanted to ride to Gadsden with him to look at a used dump truck. { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_rightslot' }}]}, And when it is once grown it further aggravates the situation like snow in winter. bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776160', position: 'atf' }}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654174' }}, "A man of words and not of deeds Nursery rhyme." { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_topslot' }}]}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346693' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_btmslot' }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776160', position: 'atf' }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971081', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, }; { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, {code: 'ad_leftslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_leftslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/leftslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[120, 600], [160, 600]] } }, And before the Christmas Eve celebration had even begun there on Roy Webb Road, we’d celebrated all up and down Gadsden, Alabama, and the north half of Calhoun County. expires: 365 { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195466', size: [728, 90] }}, Any other time, I would have knocked the furniture over getting out to his pickup. 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