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  • n. Plural form of hoodie.
  • n. Plural form of hoody.


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  • I expected young men in hoodies to turn up at the back door, furtively holding out plastic bags to be filled in exchange for a fistful of used notes.

    Sweet Stories « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Urban black music is hugely influential round here - the kids love to dress up in hoodies and baseball caps and baggy trousers.

    No Blacks Allowed.....(?)

  • As we know, banning hoodies is a ridiculous knee-jerk reaction to a perceived rise in anti-social behaviour, driven by a Daily Mail agenda and a longing for a lost golden age of low crime, which never of course existed.

    Only In Scallyland ...

  • However, there's a new and ugly trend this Halloween: kids showing up in hoodies and T-shirts, with no efforts made at all to costume themselves, stuffing candy into their gym bag.

    Trick Or Treat Or Bum

  • Thus, I encourage everyone who is dismayed by this trend of idiots in hoodies to have two bowls waiting for them next year: One brimming with real, good candy from a reputable company, and the other overflowing with gag candy.

    Trick Or Treat Or Bum

  • As well as the classic Prague landmarks - such as Charles Bridge - Jo Thompson has seen some more unusual sights She also encountered a group of fashionable young men - 'hoodies' - with whom she posed for a photograph in the centre of Prague A detail from the Sedlec Ossuary chapel in the Czech Republic news business sport the Daily Telegraph newspaper Sunday Telegraph

  • Everyone else put on a mask, bought the outfit at Target, swirled the cape around these shoulders - but these assholes in hoodies showed up as if candy was their fucking birthright, muttered a surly "Trickatreat," and shovelled treats into their bag like it was going out of style.

    Take Back The Night Of All Souls

  • Everytime I saw a group of black men in hoodies crowded around a car, my skin jumped, thinking we’re too obvious, something’s going on, I hope we make it out okay.

    White girl in a red car «

  • Emoting over hoodies is no substitute for a policy: Cameron’s love-laced rhetoric on law and order makes no mention of prison, sentencing policy or funding Well one would imagine not given that he was speaking to the Centre for Social Justice.

    Which planet is he on? « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • The cygnets were very adolescent - their feathers, turning from grey to white, looked like drifted snow with highways department salt dumped on it - and gave the impression they would be a happier in hoodies.

    The New Art Gallery, Walsall


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  • Hooded crows!

    February 20, 2008

  • "'And what will interest you, sir,'—to Stephen—'we saw some white crows. They were just the size and shape of those the northcountrymen call hoodies, only white.'"

    --Patrick O'Brian, The Far Side of the World, 99

    February 20, 2008