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  • n. A domestic cat breed.


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  • I also believe that whether you call it Skookum, Bigfoot or Swamp Ape that critter is Smart and knows his habitat better than we know the insides of our vehicles.

    On Bigfoot, Flying Rocks, and Missing Socks

  • Craig's review of Valley of the Skookum is now up in the review section.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • I don’t know about you, neurodoc, but John Skookum is definitely my next choice for a lawyer!

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Pollak on Uniquely Israeli Stupidity

  • On your way to Olympia by rail you cross a river called the Skookum-Chuck; your train stops at places named Newaukum, Tumwater, and Toutle; and if you seek further, you will hear of whole counties labeled Wahkiakum, or Snohomish, or Kitsap, or

    Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands

  • Everybody   who   does   this   job   has an epiphany   moment,   says   Brett Bishop, the fifth generation of his family to work the Little Skookum inlet, an oysterman in arguably America's greatest oyster grounds, Washington's South Puget Sound.

    The American Oyster Paradise

  • We are sitting on the rickety porch of Little Skookum Shellfish Growers 'onetime floating worker's quarters, watching the burly current that powers the inlet's special mojo.

    The American Oyster Paradise

  • S'pose that black brother-in-law of his, -- lemme see, Skookum Jim, eh?

    Too Much Gold

  • Cormack's Indian brother-in-law, Skookum Jim, had a hazy notion that the creek was staked as high as the 30's; but when Kink and

    Too Much Gold

  • He remembered the way she had looked at him, how she had laughed when he narrated Mickey Dolan's mistake in staking the fraction on Skookum Gulch.

    Chapter XII

  • "I t'ink dat Skookum and Booga make um plenty fight maybe," Kama remarked, as they sat down to eat.

    Chapter IV


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