from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having swirls; swirling
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Whirling; eddying, as a stream.
- Full of contortions or twists; entangled: applied to grass, etc.
- Full of knots; knaggy.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Other good things - I have a cinnamon and raisin swirly thing for breakfast (although it's taken me 3 hours to eat it), work is back to busy again (with a pile of things to do a mile high on my desk), SSP is back tomorrow and I haven't even missed him, and I just had a lovely email from UMG.
As I was reading about this fabulous development, I remembered a word which I think looks particularly nice when you write it in swirly cursive ... all those Ss ... starts with an N ...
"I think the scary thing about this team is that you look around and everyone seems to be brain swirly," he said.
I mean, why is EMMA writing his name in swirly script, like, with LOVE or something, when I am the one who has known him forever?
There is a self-awareness to Airborne that can be heard in spades on the aptly titled swirly slow-burn of "Psychedelic Coffee Buzz".
Here is a lovely video of Silvanus then Chakryn by Chriz Palen, also featuring one of those glimmering, sunny "swirly" prim abuse sculptures by Gore Suntzu that I had rezzed there.
I love this picture--it's kind of swirly and intoxicating.
On the other hand, when I was an undergrad long and long ago, the head-in-the-toilet part was called a "swirly".
I think based on the events in the episode, maybe they should have shown a bowl of melted ice cream, made all "swirly" with the chocolate syrup.
So, it's confirmed the beaming effect is more "swirly".
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