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  • proper n. A female given name, a spelling variant of Kelly.


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  • As she gains social confidence, Kelli is not afraid to question facts that her schoolfriends and the townspeople take for granted, such as why Black people are not allowed to enrol in school, and why there is a separate part of the cemetery for them.

    Sunday Salon: Breakheart Hill

  • It gradually emerges that Kelli is a talented writer; she and Ben get to know each other well as a result of their work on the student newspaper.

    Sunday Salon: Breakheart Hill

  • Kelli, that is obviously a very troubling statement.

    CNN Transcript Jul 2, 2007

  • Maybe I'll call Kelli, because I'm sure she'll find it hilarious that I'm up this early in the morning, like her.

    elephants Diary Entry

  • I can't wait until morning, when I can call Kelli .... she will be so proud.

    elephants Diary Entry

  • Every single time I've called Kelli this past week, she's either on the other line with her husband, or her cousin is over, or she's babysitting, or she just doesn't pick up the phone.

    elephants Diary Entry

  • WHITFIELD: But, Kelli, that is still so early on in the investigation.

    CNN Transcript Apr 18, 2002

  • So Garrett's mom volunteered her son to call Kelli and help her with the paper. Chronicle

  • Just call me Bessie or "Kelli" would work just as well :

    Under The Blanket

  • I suspected that Mark would do this, perhaps by citing Gene’s plight, and possibly by calling Kelli unsympathetic.

    Why Men Won’t Commit


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