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  • proper n. A diminutive of the male given name Winston.
  • proper n. A diminutive of the female given name Winifred.


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  • Disney is not the originator of "Winnie the Pooh" who got the name Winnie from a solider naming a bear cub he donated to an England zoo after his hometown of Winnipeg.

    Let's just be honest here, okay?

  • At 11. 30am in Winnie's home, she is watching an antiques programme with one of her sons, Mark, 46, and a grandson, Leon, left for the day by another son.

    Britain's not working

  • “Did Mother ever know a woman by the name of Winnie Kilkenny?”

    Starting from Scratch

  • You just happened to be in Winnie or did you get called out to the scene?

    Why'd the chicken cross the road?

  • A chicken races a truck at the corner of the I-10 service road and Gulfway Drive in Winnie on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • A truck turns from Highway 124 into the Market Basket parking lot in Winnie on Friday, July 6, 2007.

    Flash flooding

  • Next we were presented with the daunting task of figuring out what the hell to do for several hours at night in Winnie when we could neither be in the room, lest we rile up the children, nor could we go anywhere, lest we be charged with child neglect.

    Winnie the Poo

  • A new-to-me blog Dangerous Ideas, has a post about a soon-to-be released book by Danica McKellar (Winnie from the Wonder Years) called "Math Doesn't Suck" aimed at girls.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • It left me with a life-long appreciation of the humor in Winnie-the-Pooh that I think many kids miss because they think the book is too young for them.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Lilton Sonnier, president of Winnie Welding Works & Construction, Inc., reflects off a welder's mask as he poses for a portrait at the company in Winnie on Thursday, May 19, 2005.

    Archive 2005-05-01


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