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  • "It's that way mostly," said John Watson, "I never saw any good yet in frettin '.

    Purple Springs

  • Jennie kep 'frettin' an 'houndin' her, one way an 'another, an' a-callin 'her' parson's wife '-- ain't it awful the _power_ them pin-pricky things has if we let' em?

    Friendship Village

  • Been settin 'up nights a-frettin whut they's gonna send me to evalleyate, considerin' the "liberalized" classifieds andy plastic whoppers on the internet front page ..

    Ah dunno.

  • Been settin 'up nights a-frettin whut they's gonna send me to evalleyate, considerin' the "liberalized" classifieds an | Field & Stream

    Ah dunno.

  • Andy fumin 'an' frettin 'like the old woman he is.

    CHAPTER 2

  • They sniff out them who're frettin 'over their future prospects mired down in this clubhouse.

    The Measure Of A Man

  • (Soundbite of song, Give Me The Simple Life) Ms. FITZGERALD: (Singing) I dont believe in frettin or grievin, why mess around with strife?

    Ella Fitzgerald: A Trove Of Club Treasures

  • I'm totally frettin 'over packing right now ... if I had dresses, I'd pack 'em, so much more comfortable.

    BlogHer Blah Blah

  • I think any worries any of you have had about the darker races being trouble after the backward motion this country has made the last 40 or so years, can stop your frettin '.

    The Blogosphere's Frontrunner for Governor

  • Note1: a-bettin ', alternate text "a-frettin'", proposed by

    B.B. King Lyrics

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