finger-painting love



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  • v. Present participle of finger-paint.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. painting by using the fingers to spread the paint
  • n. a painting produced by spreading paint with the fingers


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  • Oh, we nearly forgot: Tough-as-nails Chinese mothers are raising child prodigies a billion of them! while their Western counterparts indulge their kids with lessons in finger-painting.

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  • Coming to the party, joked Alec Baldwin, who's lately lost some weight since cutting sugar out of his diet, was a toss-up between a finger-painting class.

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  • If you think, Dude, Cornell isn't douchey, we have a sick pre-med program; or Brown isn't douchey because we help the homeless do finger-painting; or Michigan isn't douchey because it's not Ohio State; or USC isn't douchey -- actually, we can't even imagine defending that point.

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  • Then I remembered a video that went viral a few months ago of a man finger-painting a realistic portrait from a live model on an iPad, using the Brushes app.

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  • It kind of takes you back to your finger-painting days, doesn't it?

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  • Raskin successfully argued against several amendments floated by Republicans and culturally conservative Democrats, at one point accusing the other side of attempted "finger-painting" on the bill with largely unrelated provisions.

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  • The 2006 finalist should prepare for Tuesday's Group A finale against South Africa with a 20-minute time out, finger-painting, a visit to a petting zoo and a tender reading of "Make Way for Ducklings."

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  •   "You kids are the best and brightest of your generation," the boy says, lowering his voice to the stern tone his father uses when he scolds him for finger-painting the walls.

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  • In first grade, when students are coloring with crayons, inclusion means finding an alternative method for a quadriplegic child to do a similar activity like finger-painting or using a drawing program on a computer.

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  • This Monday saw the opening of La Petite Ecole, a school on Manhattan's Upper West Side that promises to teach creativity and self-expression to students aged two and a half to ten by trading Play-Doh for Pollock-esque finger-painting, and story time for studio time with a working contemporary artist.

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