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  • noun The act of weaving baskets.
  • noun Any useless, unproductive, or lightweight activity.


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  • Yes, my mom always said she'd support whatever I chose to do in school, even if it was underwater basketweaving.

    Reflections of the Goal of College

  • Now take your meds and get back to your basketweaving.

    Stupak considering retirement?

  • "Did you know that studying literature/philosophy/basketweaving is a path to impending doom for yourself and embarrassment for your family and loved ones?"

    Erica Daigle: Why Study English?

  • She enrolled in a aluminum-foil-based class, Fashion with Foil, and I finally realized my dream in basketweaving, under water.

    Izakaya Bincho, Redondo Beach Pier - Agedashi Tofu & the Japanese Fried Food Diet

  • I achieved the brick effect using a #47 Basketweave Tip on the plain side as opposed to the serrated side you usually see in basketweaving piping out 1/2 bricks and alternating the rows.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • And underwater basketweaving, I must confess, is something that doesn't spark my interest to quite the extent that, say, Shakespeare does.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • We could take bets on how quickly I'll put my foot in my mouth and ask about something that reveals my total naivety about underwater basketweaving.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • But if I had to teach intro X out of a textbook, or methods in underwater basketweaving out of a textbook, then I can see that any problems or boring parts of the book could be really irritating after a while.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Roger Ailes -- the one who dwells in truth and light, not the one with a cigar planted in his mug -- has the correct take on Mickey Kaus's latest basketweaving attempt at sophistry in gallant defense of Ann Coulter:

    Extenuating Circumstances: James Wolcott

  • On sale this May: Pocahontas and John Smith dolls, basketweaving and face-painting kits.

    Only 340 More Days...


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