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  • The only sounds the noises of the boat -- the squeal of the oarlocks when my husband pulled on the oars, the almost inaudible creak of the wooden seat with his slight motion, and then the glip and liquid swirl of the oars through the water, and the sound of the boat rushing forward.

    Excerpt: While I Was Gone by Sue Miller

  • Maybe being captain of an interstellar liner involves having to read the minds of the crew, to be able to put down a mutiny before some idiot can take a heat point to the mpff glip habbabub, or however a Monk would say it; it has something to do with straining the breathing-air.

    A Hole In Space

  • Your comment boils down to hateful glip glop ... can you address the article or is this another rampage against Mormons?

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

  • When we arrived we were checking our accomodation when there was a little glip our accomodation officer (Bridget) had us booked in Oamaru instead of Omarama but it worked out fine in the end she cancelled the other place and apologised for being a ninny and we got accomodation in Omarama Top 10 park.

    TravelPod.com Recent Updates

  • But I won’t be so poor that I can’t afford a glip-thorp.

    Matthew Yglesias » Relative Prices Blogging

  • I am glad the board glip wasn’t sinsister as I thought it was!

    Blog Service « Climate Audit

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  • glip - tight lipped (from the greek prefix for glue and lip)

    December 8, 2008

  • A glib quip.

    December 7, 2008

  • An erroneous flashing point on a radar screen, representing nothing and typically accompanied by a short, high-pitched and out-of-tune sound.

    December 6, 2008

  • What a glopmaker makes when he starts thinking about the kind of product that will appeal to apartment-dwellers rather than those living in detached houses.

    December 6, 2008

  • When Eliot Ness gets sassy.

    December 6, 2008

  • WORDIE CHALLENGE: define this word!

    December 6, 2008