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  • noun Alternative spelling of cul-de-sac.


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  • But I think we can all agree that such rudeness is endemic to travel these days. culdesac Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » The European Bogeyman

  • I enforce them just about daily, as we have some neighborhood kids who congregate here middle house on the culdesac.

    What do you think? - SpouseBUZZ

  • One of the best things about living where I do (on a flat culdesac where you can see every house) is that my 8 year old can have a good amount of freedom but be fairly safe and somewhat visible.

    hiding the baker's chocolate

  • Growing up, 4 of the 22 people living on my culdesac (with only 5 houses) had a birthday on July 6. —

    What’s the Significance of Your Sign? A Guest Post - Freakonomics Blog -

  • Maybe they'll arrive here and play in my culdesac someday?

    hey hey, the clouds are whey

  • We wanted more spontaneous play outside for our kids and that's definitely happened, but there are some kids in our neighborhood who at age 4 and 5 have some activity to go to almost every single day after school and I know that they are really missing out by not becoming involved in the culdesac parades, hide and seek and chalk drawing that is almost always happening outside.


  • For example, I live on a culdesac and whenever I access MapQuest the first thing it tells me is to go down an alley rather than out to the street.

    Information, Culture, Policy, Education: On the road to Mapquest

  • One of our neighbors (we live in a town house neighborhood, so there are many neighbors in our culdesac and I don't think we've even met them all, let alone know them) dropped by in the afternoon to drop off a piece of mail that was accidently put in our box.

    misspinkkate Diary Entry

  • Crooks 6.279 speaks of a case in which the stomach of an infant terminated in a culdesac.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Morisani 3.37 describes a case of extrauterine pregnancy with tubal rupture and discharge into the culdesac, in which there was delivery by the rectum.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine


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