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  • noun Plural form of housepet.

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Examples

  • Personally, I like old people, except maybe not so much the ones – or anyone – who hate children and/or who think that sustaining legions of domestic housepets is somehow better for the world than raising good human beings.

    A Modest Proposal | Her Bad Mother

  • That story is about humans living as symbiotic housepets to female arachnid-like aliens who use a biological drug to calm and addict the young humans, then implant their larvae in them - hopefully not killing the human in the process.

    MIND MELD: Taboo Topics in SF/F Literature

  • He had no housepets, only the typical barnyard variety of semi-wild cats that were fed scraps and whatever critters they caught in the barn.

    Hooks in Household Pets

  • He had no housepets, only the typical barnyard variety of semi-wild cats that were fed scraps and whatever critters they caught in the barn.

    Hooks in Household Pets

  • Instead, all across the region schoolbooks are being stuffed into backpacks, important documents and tuna fish sandwiches are being placed into briefcases, and housepets are receiving detailed instructions for the daycare of small children.

    The Indignity of Summer: It's Always Dorkiest Before the Fall

  • One day you're compulsively spinning derailleur pulleys, and the next you're talking to a volleyball and roasting and eating your housepets.

    "I'm Your Mama," Quoth Necessity to Invention

  • They should invade the heretics 'countries, kill their leaders, sodomize their women, remove their fingernails, bludgeon their housepets, fire-brand their genitals and convert them to Christianity.

    David Kronke: How Fox News Would Have Covered World History

  • | Reply | Permalink we dont need to know what those bush housepets say, they are stalling the progressive agenda that the American people demanded overwhelmingly in the midterms. maybe its just that their donors got too much money right now tied up in Iraq, or maybe it is Reid setting up Romney (big surprise, huh?) for 2008, for the ole big tent reach across the divide sham. mark my words.

    Liberal House Dems Shoot Down Rumors Of A Deal With Leadership Over Iraq

  • When I saw someone that I would have traded my housepets to meet, I walked up, read their nametag, and shook their hand.

    Pre-BlogHer '09 Jitters: You Hold Me/I'll Hold You

  • Russell, deciding to try to seem as stupid as the Lord and Lady of Dimness, suspecting correctly that they mistrust him because they know he's smarter than they are (This is also why they distrust their housepets, and books, and dust, and is why Yokel distrusts that minuscule spider in the garden), joined in the Stupid Question Game by re-asking, "How do you know?"

    Tallulah Morehead: Big Brother 11: Desperate Houseguests

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