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  • Greystone had told his story, all the while managing to entirely sidestep the subject of the Guardians, a feat of verbal terpsichore that Eric could only admire.

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  • The bell and the psalm blended curiously with the song and the palm-clapping that announces negro terpsichore.

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  • How to peel a banana, how to hold a bowling ball, how to spell remuneration, how to pronounce terpsichore and - above all else - the existence of shift+space!

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  • If you don't find a fossilized one, terpsichore, would one of these suffice?

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  • To prove you're worth your salt as an international spy (thriller-movie division), all you have to do is: create a stink-bomb bazooka out of ordinary office fixtures; walk barefoot out of a locked-down CIA office where a platoon of feds has you cornered; use window-ledge terpsichore to escape from your high-rise apartment (with a backpack full of artillery, disguises and your spouse's poisonous spider); blast your manacled way out of a police car using a Taser; jump off a highway bridge onto the top of a speeding semi, then onto another truck in the next lane; wear disguises that involve changing your hair color and, at least once, your sex; and all the while, look

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  • Oh man, advertising? Good call, CB.

    July 24, 2009

  • Sorry, Girish, that's considered spam 'round these parts.

    July 24, 2009

  • Pronounced with four syllables (long final e) and hard ch.

    May 3, 2009

  • I am one who delights in all manifestations of the Terpsichorean muse!

    January 14, 2007

  • This would be Olivia Newton John in "Xanadu", or better yet, Rita Hayworth in "Down to Earth".

    December 19, 2006