- bag + pipes (Wiktionary)
“The dying ears must have been quick, for John Broom heard nothing; but in a few minutes he heard the bagpipes from the officers 'mess, where they were keeping Hogmenay.”
“He told me that in Germany they call bagpipes doodlebags.”
“His bagpipes were a pile of jangled bones beside him.”
“The bagpipes are a legacy from the grim testament of war, and the savage breath of other days belches through them yet.”
“The bagpipes are a good thing in their place, but their place is with Dante and his _Inferno_.”
“Ever after he maintained that the call of the bagpipes was the most martial music in the world.”
“As vengeance would have it, Meg Partan was the first of whom, with supercilious airs and "clippit" tongue, he requested to know where a certain blind man, who played on an instrument called the bagpipes, lived.”
“You know, you'll have one that's sort of about a serious topic, and you'll follow that up with one about how, you know, stop calling bagpipes a musical instrument," he says.”
“I'm not totally sure the bagpipes were a great idea, but you have to admit DeWyze's performance last week left people talking.”
“You mean the ones that play with those out-of-tune vacuum cleaners that are called bagpipes?”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘bagpipes’.
includes words of the "Prodcom list"
Words containing *pipe*.
See John's link on McGangBang. I am seriously hungry right now.
For those who are interested, you can see all the words tagged "WTF" here. I would appreciate it if we kept that (rather...
Nouns that are common in plural form but are non-existent or rarely used in singular form.
Anything related to Scottish culture, cuisine, language, history and so on. Does not include Gaelic words unless acceptable (roughly speaking!) in a wider sense.
Words from the works of Peter Reading - at least one from each (except the Schwitters-esque erosions, cut-ups etc).
words that evoke magic, mystery, mayhem, magnificence or anything else that glimmers in the grass
A complete list of the red cards (things) from the popular word game.
"God's own music," said the guide to me in Edinburgh. At least God was enthusiastic enough to bestow the squealing bag many names.
Words related to the land of my birth.
Collect them all!
Looking for tweets for bagpipes.