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The word was used by Australian country music performer Slim Dusty in the lyrics of his 1987 " nursery-rhyme-style " song " Boomerang ": " Every picaninny knows, that's where the roly-poly goes .".
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How lightly her `` eventshah-leh '' passed into the crannies where I was storing dialect material for some vaguely dreamed opus, and how the word would echo.
I fled, however, not from what might have been the natural fear of being unable to disguise from you that the things about my bridegroom -- in the sense you meant the word `` things '' -- which you had been galvanizing yourself to tell me as a painful part of your maternal duty were things which I had already insisted upon finding out for myself ( despite, I may now say, the unspeakable awkwardness of making the discovery on principle, yes, on principle, and in cold blood ) because I was resolved, as a modern woman, not to be a mollycoddle waiting for Life but to seize Life by the throat.
To you, for instance, the word innocence, in this connotation, probably retained its Biblical, or should I say technical sense, and therefore I suppose I must make myself quite clear by saying that I lost -- or rather handed over -- what you would have considered to be my innocence two weeks before I was legally entitled, and in fact by oath required, to hand it over along with what other goods and bads I had.
A little boy came to give the President his personal condolences, and the President gave word that any little boy who wanted to see him was to be shown in.
The use of map coordinates was begun when the senior officers began to select tactical points by designating a spot as `` near the letter o in the word mountain ''.
That she was affected by his protestations seems obvious, but since she was evidently a sensible young woman -- as well as an outgoing and sympathetic type -- it would seem that for her the word friendship had a far less intense emotional significance than that which Thompson gave it.
If Robinson was a liar and a slanderer, he was also a very canny gentleman, for nothing that Pike could do would pry so much as a single word out of him.
Promptly their livestock was taken and according to Gorton the soldiers were ordered to knock down anyone who should utter a word of insolence, and run through anyone who might step out of line.
Therefore, what we must prove or disprove is that there were Saxons, in the broad sense in which we must construe the word, in the area of the Saxon Shore at the time it was called the Saxon Shore.
It may be thought unfortunate that he was called on entirely by accident to perform, if again we may trust the opening of the oratio, for it marks the beginning for us of his use of his peculiar form of witty word play that even in this Latin banter has in it the unmistakable element of viciousness and an almost sadistic delight in verbally tormenting an adversary.
word and used
It was a word he was proud of, a word that meant much to him, and he used it with great pleasure, almost as if it were an exclusive possession, and more: he sensed himself to be very highly educated, four cuts above any of the folks back home.
The one- or two-digit number of the index word or electronic switch was used in the operand of a symbolic machine instruction to specify indexing or as a parameter which is always an index word or electronic switch, e.g., 3.
The one- or two-digit number of the index word or electronic switch was used in the operand of an EQU statement, e.g.,
If the one- or two-digit address of an index word or electronic switch is used or is included in the operand of an XRESERVE or SRESERVE statement ( see page 99 ), the corresponding index word or electronic switch is reserved.
Extreme caution should be used, however, to avoid the conflicting usage of an index word or electronic switch which may result from the assignment of more than one name or function to the same address.
The first item in the operand, IOCSIXF, is used to specify the first IOCS index word for programs using tape files.
The second item in the operand, IOCSIXG, is used to specify the second IOCS index word for programs using tape files.
I have been using the word `` vocational '' as a layman would at first sight think it should be used.
This word was first applied to the imported hot-blooded cattle, but later was more commonly used as reference to a human tenderfoot.
`` Sabinas '' was a Spanish word used to describe cattle of red and white peppered and splotched colorin'.
This is not to attempt to say what spirit is, but only to employ a commonly used word to designate or simply identify a common experience.
Instead of inflecting a verb or using an unattached particle to indicate the past or future, Siddo used an entirely different word.
The etymology is uncertain, but a strong candidate has long been some word related to the Biblical פוך ( pūk ), " paint " ( if not that word itself ), a cosmetic eye-shadow used by the ancient Egyptians and other inhabitants of the eastern Mediterranean.
The Latin word came from Greek ἄβαξ abax " board strewn with sand or dust used for drawing geometric figures or calculating "( the exact shape of the Latin perhaps reflects the genitive form of the Greek word, ἄβακoς abakos ).
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Suddenly the Spanish became an English in which only one word emerged with clarity and precision, `` son of a bitch '', sometimes hyphenated by vicious jabs of a beer bottle into Johnson's quivering ribs.
Harris J. Griston, in Shaking The Dust From Shakespeare ( 216 ), writes: `` There is not a word spoken by Shylock which one would expect from a real Jew ''.
`` Does any sane Democrat believe that Mr. Hearst, a person unknown even to his constituency and his colleagues, without a word or act in the public life of his country, past or present, that can be shown to be his to commend him, could by any possibility be elected President of the United States??
There's a man who never goes by the ordinary road but still arrives at his goal, who gratuitously gets himself into difficulty in order to get out of it with eclat, in a word a man who creates monsters for himself in order to appear a Hercules in destroying them ''.
Two of the vital qualities demanded of a politician by other politicians are that he always keep a confidence and that he keep his word.
Furthermore, Bern decrees that we must do as we are ordered by the Council, preach only the word of God and stop meddling in politics ''!!
Therefore it's a genuine pleasure to tell you about an entirely happy bodybuilder who has never had to train in secret has never heard one unkind word from his parents and never has been taunted by his schoolmates!!
The word marina was coined by NAEBM originally to describe a waterfront facility where recreational boats could find protection and basic needs to lay over in relative comfort.
This can be done by stories in your house organs, posters, special publications, letters to workers' homes as well as by word of mouth through your chain of command.
For example, the inflected forms of a word can be represented, insofar as regular inflection allows, by a stem and a set of endings to be attached.
by means of an origin statement which refers to an actual address, the corresponding index word will be reserved.
If the symbolic name or actual address of an index word or electronic switch appears or is included in the operand of an XRELEASE or SRELEASE statement ( see page 101 ), the specified index word or electronic switch will again be made available, regardless of the method by which it was reserved.
One day when he attended a war memorial ceremony in Westminster Abbey his view was obstructed by a stout man on his left, his attention turned to the irregular pattern of the rough slab flooring and someone, clasping him by the arm, whispered, `` I want a word with you, please ''.
Hereby, the external object viewed by the eyes remains the thing that is seen, not the retinal image, the purpose of which would be to achieve perceptive cooperation by stirring sympathetic impulses in the other sensory centers, motor tensions, associated word symbols, and consciousness.