- eleven + -teen (Wiktionary)
“eleventeen," kimya dawson on my way to my car, i saw a notice in the elevator:”
“I agree with this eleventeen fucktillion bajillion percent!”
“One of Bucket's favorite Taglian lieutenants, stuck with the name Lhopal Pete to distinguish him from a sergeant everybody called Khusavir Pete (both "Petes" deriving from the center syllable of an eleventeen-syllable Gunni godname), came to tell his leader he would need to bring up a lot more water if the men were going to take care of all the cleanup I wanted them to do while I explored beyond the Shadowgate.”
“Now, if we'd been a directors 'meeting, no doubt there'd have been questions, and eleventeen holes shot in my specious statement - but prisoners in a cage surrounded by blood-thirsty Chinks don't reason straight (well, I do, but most don't).”
“Now, if we'd been a directors 'meeting, no doubt there'd have been questions, and eleventeen holes shot in my specious statement — but prisoners in a cage surrounded by blood-thirsty Chinks don't reason straight (well, I do, but most don't).”
“After they've stowed away about eleventeen courses, from grapefruit and sherry to demitasse and benedictine, them that can leave the table without wheel chairs wanders out into the front rooms, and the men light up fresh perfectos and hunt for the smokin 'den, and the women get together in bunches and exchange polite knocks.”
“We went three miles to borrow a match; we divided salt with the stranger who had forgotten his; we learned that fish is good on other days than Friday and that trout crisps beautifully in bacon grease; we found eleventeen uses for empty lard pails and discovered the difference between an owl and a tree toad.”
“As I struggled with the eleventeen suitcases on the cart, which was now rapidly gaining speed down the ramp, it got away from me and began bouncing off of the walls until it finally crashed through the glass door to the garage.”
“We loaded the van with eleventeen suitcases, and after the long stop-and-go drive from the airport to the ski resort, I was really exhausted.”
“Scratch that, eleventeen kazillion times infinity!”
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