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  • "As it was explained to me, the term 'gorby' for a tourist comes from the nickname for the Gray Jay - the Gorby Bird."

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  • I've got the biggest gorby of a mon, "she went on," between Mow Cop and the Cocklow o 'Leek.

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  • Thus did my friend successfully assume the lineaments of a _gawk_, and the deportment of a _gorby_, that he might evade the oppressive attentions of a companion given to _gawster_.

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  • Two: gorby knew communism was a failure and did not fight to keep Russia's imperialism afloat.

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  • Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, Now maybe she can convince McCain and speak loud enough about it to maybe shut-up gorby!!!!!!!!

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  • Gorbachev did, nevertheless, feel that Western leaders had promised him that NATO would not expand to the east, and called those who broke these promises “devoid of morality” “Mikhail Gorbachev’s Interview to the Editor-in-Chief of Aachener Zeitung,” November 22, 2008, at www.gorby.ru/en/rubrs.asp?

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  • "I've got one of them rabbits you sent me last market day by that lozzicking Joe Braggs, but he's a good gorby is Joe" -- here her voice softened, and madam smiled agreement -- "and this frost has kept it as sweet as a nut.

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  • No doubt, reesetee. A "g" is pretty much a "c" ("k") with a voice.

    June 1, 2011

  • Wonder whether this came from the name of the raven genus (Corvus).

    June 1, 2011

  • A raven. corby

    May 19, 2011