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  • proper n. Charlie Brown's pet beagle in the comic strip Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz; often representing doggish soulfulness.


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  • For me, the great surprise was that the name Snoopy the dog made famous by Charles Schulz’s popular comic strip “Peanuts” was not very high up in the list.

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  • When Snoopy is happy his nose goes straight up, he twirls and trots around.

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  • Someone over at Miss Snark used the phrase Snoopy dance as an alternative to the more contemporary Homer Simpsonesque woo-hoo!

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  • As part of the mission, Apollo 10's lunar module ascent stage -- affectionately called 'Snoopy' -- was discarded and sent into an orbit around the sun. 42 years later and it's still believed to be out there.

  • Martha Powers saw a large bird descending on her daughter's Yorkie-Chihuahua mix, Snoopy, last month, but was able to call Snoopy to safety.

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  • There's a book called Snoopy's Guide to the Writing Life.

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  • Otherwise known as Snoopy, Rhiannon currently lives, trains and studies in Montreal.

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  • He has been known to use the alias of Juan Casas, and is known by the nickname of "Snoopy." Front Page

  • The hunt for the Apollo 10 lunar lander, dubbed Snoopy as opposed to the Apollo 10 command module Charlie Brown, is an idea of Nick Howes, an amateur astronomer and an Apollo space program enthusiast.

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  • In some Orange County homes, the tradition has been passed on through generations as those who grew up visiting the so-called "Snoopy House" now take their own children there.

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