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  • proper n. A diminutive of the female given name Felicity.


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  • I don't feel any particular pressure with this year's Olympics being at home but the added support while racing on home water will be immensely satisfying and, with my fiancée Fliss and me getting married after the Games, I already know that 2012 is going to be a special year.

    Introducing the Guardian's Olympic Diarists

  • Fliss showed me up and tried to coax me away from the walls but I'm not sure 'Dancing on Ice' would have me.

    Introducing the Guardian's Olympic Diarists

  • I imagine it took the signwriter all day to get that just right on October 25, 2007 at 1: 17 am | Reply Fliss

    No Alarms and No Surprises (2) « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Fliss ordained Gregg Miller into the permanent diaconate on May 22 at St. Patrick Church in Hudson.

    Bishop Fliss of Superior Ordains Hudson Man as Diocese's 64th Permanent Deacon

  • With his wife, mother, four daughters, son-in-law, granddaughter and many priests and deacons looking on, Miller became the 64th man ordained by Fliss since 1986, the year the Superior Diocese welcomed its first permanent deacons. snip Superior Catholic Herald posted by Ray from MN @ 6:32 PM -Permalink

    Bishop Fliss of Superior Ordains Hudson Man as Diocese's 64th Permanent Deacon

  • And don't throw Heidi Fliss at me, her and her scheme are undoubtedly very much the exception that proves the rule that in Prostitution it is women who are sold and men who buy.

    Prostitution again

  • Together, we carefully unwrapped tendrils from Fliss and her parents.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Still upset, Argod and Dree returned to the village, carrying Fliss.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • In all the excitement, little Fliss tripped over and rolled near the tree, which immediately lassoed her with sticky tendrils and dragged her towards its mouths.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • By the time we reached the village's boundary walls, the news had spread and we had a dozen uninvited followers -- my father, always happy for any excuse to leave his vegetable plots; Argod and Dree, carrying their smallest daughter Fliss; Shaluna, the village's head gossip; a handful of other idlers: busybodies, curious children, and a small enthusiastic dog.

    Asimov's Science Fiction


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