“A babys legs often bend outward (bow legs), like this.”
“By this logic, identical twins are one person (soul-wise), genetic chimaeras are two people, and a set of siamese twins with one head and four legs is the same number of people as a set of siamese twins with two heads and two legs, which is pretty counterintuitive.”
“Actually the official definition of the term legs is how long a movie lasts in the theatres.”
“It was so great to get up close and see the difference in their faces and poses, and understand, finally, not only how the pivot at their waists were so beautifully disguised, but to have the mechanism explained: inside their legs is a rod which turns each of them; if you look at the main clock mechanism (above) you will see a large wheel with notches in it.”
“Kolaches: Anyone that makes the trip between Dallas and Austin knows the best place to fill up the tank and stretch your legs is the small town of West.”
“He proceeds on the principle that if you insist loudly enough that the broomstick between your legs is a pony, eventually the thing will whinny and gallop.”
“Those infamous English will not permit us to proceed far enough from our native land to acquire what they call the legs of the sea.”
“I don't think anybody would have expected that this story would have what we call the legs that it has now.”
“She always called the legs of a table its props -- for the word legs was highly unfeminine.”
“What is considered beautiful here in the seathe fish-tailthey would consider ugly on the earth: they dont understand it; there one must have the clumsy supports which they call legs, to be called beautiful.”
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Imagine my joy when I was wearing my calculator watch and was first introduced to someone named Leslie - there was exactly enough room on the display for 317537.14.
Edit: I've discove...
Listening to this as an audio book for the second time. Tim O'Brien uses simple words and phrases to great effect. Very few unfamilar and big words . The writing style reminds me of words from Joh...
I used to sing this as a lullaby to my spawn—till said spawn grew big enough to understand the words, and asked me to sing something else.
Written by Eric Bogle, c. 1971.
by Gary Soto
Like the cat he scratches the flea camping in fur.
Unlike the cat he delights in water up to his ears.
He frolics. He catches a crooked stick--
On his ...
There are certainly some words missing but I am trying to avoid listing the obvious. If a simpler word is found here, then it is used in an atypical fashion.
This list was helpful in the...
interesting new words to broaden my vocabulary
Looking for tweets for legs.