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  • v. Present participle of glop.


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  • "No, not stertorous," reflects our narrator three pages in, remembering his ailing father, "rather wheezeful, softer, gulping, an immeasurably beautiful strange ancient fish glopping glooping groping rasping for air, at air …" But in this quest for literary uniqueness, there is too much calculation and coldness; something of the "love" needed to make it a full-blooded work of art is missing.

    Debut fiction: Quilt by Nicholas Royle; The Lost and Forgotten Languages of Shanghai by Ruiyan Xu; The World Beneath by Cate Kennedy

  • Given that it's 98% fat and 2% carbs (there's like two noodles thrown in for good measure in between all the glopping layers of creamy, hot cheese), I'm suspicious that this was like eating a pure stick of butter for all the nutritional good it did.

    Red Velvet, Again

  • Are cake decorators really so swamped at Easter or any time, really that they can't even take the time to put on their glasses before glopping all that icing on to their "creations?"

    Easter Potpourri

  • The production lines for Berkley's soft-plastic PowerBait lures are just a few doors away, with tanks of liquid plastic at one end; some glopping, hissing, and sighing machinery in the middle; and skeins of colorful worms emerging from the other end.

    Field & Stream's John Merwin Explores the Lure Lab at Pure Fishing

  • I promised the photos of the sad, ruined wood from my lying, glopping soap experience.

    The Moral of the Story, Part Deux

  • He actually initially thought that it had been over-exuberant cooking (of food!?!) that caused the glopping.

    The Moral of the Story, Part Deux

  • And there, my friends, was a huge glopping of soap.

    And the moral of the story is ...

  • He just seems bumbling: glopping enough saffron on his chicken to spice the whole henhouse, smushing rice back into the pot with a heavy oafy hand.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • It can't possibly be less mess than regular cupcakes, what with all that extra frosting glopping around, and it certainly isn't less mess than a regular sheet cake cut into neat little squares.

    The Great Cupcake Cake Debate Continues

  • There are many ways of glopping a slew of information into fiction -- and most are boring unless done carefully.

    Another Day in the Ketchup Mine


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