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- adj. Of or pertaining to Robert Alan Dahl (born 1915), American political scientist.
Now that the whole bizarre, decidedly non-Roald Dahlian saga of The Boy Who Sailed Away In The Balloon has been examined, investigated, and revealed to be a hoax – a hoax designed for the seeming purpose of securing a reality television deal – we can get down to the important issues.
Gambon's by far the best part of the movie, and his monomania about killing Mr. Fox is the part that feels most Dahlian.
The story is fantasy, macabre, silly in yes a Dahlian style, and truly great fun to read.
Washington at Mount Vernon, learning from her to make a quilt, or perched on a taboret to sing "Ye Dahlian God" at
In its cheerful anarchy and brutality it's very Dahlian - in spirit, anyway.
Dahlian is on the recap tonight [it may be a little late due to Fathers 'Day stuff], and it's an off-day for Arizona tomorrow, though I have already scheduled a piece to pop up in the morning, which will give you something to talk about.
Let’s define democracy in the Dahlian tradition as an apolitical system in which important government posts are decided through fair, competitive elections held on a regular schedule, freedoms of association and speech are protected and franchise is extended to all adult citizens.
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