“Had the joy of listening to old men 'gurn' and complain at a local sports event, seemingly oblivious to the fact they aren't at home in front of the TV or watching the multimillionaires.”
“A gurn, or gurning is the ancient English art of pulling very silly faces.”
“The lesson she took away – that you can be a massive phoney as long as you gurn and squeal while you're doing it – is the guiding force for her debut single.”
“The show's power, though, came from the unending tango between the socially aspirant Harold, desperate to escape the ancestral pigsty, marry a nice girl and eat with matching knives and forks; and the calculating old man clinging on, needy and wheedling, that feral gurn switching between rabid contempt and wide-eyed horror of loneliness.”
“The lack of spin has brought out all his variations of flight, pace, drift, line, gurn, and he has used them brilliantly.”
“They gurn at their rivals and joust with their multi-colored bills.”
“I don't photograph well - either I gurn like an idiot, or else look so pyschopathic it frightens the horses.”
“Blair's grimace, Brown's strange-voiced tip, and the gurn of resentment on the driver's face.”
“What's with the potential gurn every time he pauses?”
“While average-to-large-sized penis wielders can now watch the tournament safe in the knowledge that they no longer have to see Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewsk gurn and snarl (except maybe in American Express commercials), we offer some small consolation to those with tiny penises: Hey, the Yanks might win it all this year.”
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