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  • The guy who looked like Lurch from the Addams Family?

    Think Progress » Former Bush Treasury Secretary Describes Eric Cantor As A Policy Dunce

  • And the tone of his voice, as much as his words, reminded me of my father, who we call Lurch, because he is a mean, nasty person.

    Run For The Money

  • After pulling back into the logging road, he stopped halfway to the dead tree, took out his cell phone, and called Lurch.

    The Huckleberry Murders

  • They have a charming flat on the Thames Embankment and a dear little country house called The Lurch, where her brother often leaves her.

    Bird of Paradise

  • They also had several servants, such as Lurch (a towering giant) and Thing (a disembodied hand).

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  • Eventually Rix could stand no more and the 42-year‑old Dave "Lurch" Beasant replaced the Japanese.

    Didn't he used to be rubbish? Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi of Japan

  • I knew the nicknaming thing had gone too far when I heard someone introducing the fellow to some colleagues as "Lurch".

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • A bookstore in Vermont, recently featured in a Boston Globe story, calls its machine "Lurch ..."

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • More recently, he has played Craterus in Alexander and 'Lurch', the evil Timothy Dalton's muscle, in the excellent 2007 comedy Hot Fuzz he was the guy whose sole line was "Yarp?"

    The Hound is Cast

  • One of the episodes under review is "What Are Little Girls Made Of?" in which the great Ted "Lurch" Cassidy plays, not just an alien, not just an android, not just an alien android, but a murderous alien android with an Oedipal complex.

    Archive 2009-02-01

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