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ever-interesting

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An old French dance resembling the gavotte, usually in quick duple time beginning with an upbeat.
  • n. The music for this dance.
  • n. A pas de bourrée.

Etymologies

French, from bourrer, to stuff, from bourre, hair, fluff, from Late Latin burra, a shaggy garment.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Reading a post on the ever-interesting blog by crime-fiction author Sarah Paretsky, creator of V.

    Sarah Paretsky and voices of women

  • The ever-interesting Bryan Caplan is working another variation on his favourite theme — “gee, look how daft people are!”

    What Took You So Long?, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • • “Jacob is a wise and subtle book in which the author, Irving Fineman, identifies himself with the biblical character and presents Jacob in the ever-interesting role of a human in stress rather than a patriarch in the pages of antiquity.”

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Once you step beyond the very basics of good guys vs. bad guys—the conflict at the heart of most stories, not just Modesty Blaise—O'Donnell kept readers hooked through meticulously worked-out plots and ever-interesting characters and situations.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The great success of the dinner lay in its dynamic, respectful but ever-interesting and at times blunt exchanges among government officials and scholars from the region and beyond.

    Christopher Chyba: Is There a Kind of Multipolar Security Spiral Now Taking Place in Northeast Asia?

  • The Serpent's Tale by Ariana Franklin - fun murder mystery set in Medieval England, featuring the ever-interesting Adelia Augilar as protagonist.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • One of the members of that symposium, Theodora Goss, has just published an interesting book with the ever-interesting Aqueduct Press, Voices from Fairyland: The Fantastical Poems of Mary Coleridge, Charlotte Mew, and Sylvia Townsend Warner.

    Stuffs

  • Whew, a whole passel o'birthdays today: kathykatbi, tipsybunny, the ever-interesting 01flux, and the movie-makin 'master of mirth and mayhem ner0sputnik.

    April 3rd, 2006

  • After I wrote about the ever-interesting Dr James Graham last month, I was kindly alterted to a copy of Lydia Syson's new book, Doctor of Love: James Graham and His Celestial Bed.

    Book Review: Doctor of Love

  • Then this afternoon, I visited the ever-interesting Buzzardbilly, to find that she had sent me an award!

    Archive 2008-06-01

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