The janitor at Hudson Belk
Telephone information operators
Heavy equipment operator
Keeping school records
Completing a paper for English class
Maintaining hospital admission records
Organizing recipes at home
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Counties with exactly two million people
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Counties with less than two million
Collection of country music CDs
A CD-Rom encyclopedia
Computerized student information
Electronic Card Catalog
Name = Doe and Address = Main Street or Area Code = 919
Name = Doe and Address = Main Street and Area Code = 919
Name = Doe or Address = Main Street and Area Code
Name = Doe or address = Main Street or Area Code = 919
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