- He has promised repeatedly to push on with Turkey's application to join the EU, which for years the EU has kept in the pending tray.
- But back at the snail ranch, Richard Fullington, Ph . D ., sometime-consultant to the State of Texas on snail-related matters, was examining his European brown garden snails stacked in patent-pending trays.
- The 511-million-pound ( dlrs 853 million ) structure near St . Pancras station was originally supposed to open a decade ago, and the queen remarked that the opening had been in the royal pending tray " rather longer than most ."
- Huxley's famous response to the idea of natural selection was " How extremely stupid not to have thought of that ! " However, the correctness of natural selection as the main mechanism for evolution was to lie permanently in Huxley's mental pending tray.