from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Sue, Eugène Pen name of Marie Joseph Sue. 1804-1857. French writer known for his sensational novels that depict the sordid side of city life, including The Mysteries of Paris (1842-1843).
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- proper n. A diminutive of Susan and of related female given names; popular as a middle name.
- n. A Mary Sue (type of character in fiction).
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And now I´m going for a cerveza fria in the wee cafe near my hotel to while away the couple of hours before Sue arrives at the airport for the start of ´Sue and Lisa´s Excellent Adventure´! patfairfax on Jan 2, 2009 at 07: 35PM sue
And now I´m going for a cerveza fria in the wee cafe near my hotel to while away the couple of hours before Sue arrives at the airport for the start of ´Sue and Lisa´s Excellent Adventure´!
"Sue" is our old friend "Steve," aka "Conservative not Republican" ... the biggest loon to grace the pixels of Sound Politics in many a moon.
Dawg always loved Emmy Sue from the day he met her in The Haight and when he was finally able to seduce her one night in a bar in North Beach after a few rounds and some smoke imagine Dawg´s surprise when it turned out Emmy Lou was, well, so to speak and without question, a boy but, by God, what a boy.
What I meant by Superman-Mary Sue is a Mary Sue character in the sense that they have no character flaws eg.
Despite the obvious talents of the team, co-captain Sue Bird - who also plays professionally for the Seattle Storm - says the players have good chemistry.
Glad to hear Sue is still working on great projects!
It has to do with focusing on certain Sue characteristics — skill, character flaws, wish-fulfillment — and interpreting them too broadly.
The prototypical Mary Sue is an original female character in a fanfic who obviously serves as an idealized version of the author mainly for the purpose of Wish Fulfillment.
And there are probably readers out there for whom the full-bore archetypal Mary Sue is the embodiment of all their fantasies.
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