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  • n. Plural form of pinky.
  • n. Plural form of pinkie.


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  • I'm an emacs user, and having the control key down at my thumbs instead of out beyond my pinkies was a huge improvement.

    Coding Horror

  • One of their finger-like claws was a third the length of their entire body, although in fact it's not their middle fingers which were elongated, but their pinkies, meaning that they were also the fanciest dinosaurs of all time.

  • Madeleine Begun Kane has a limerick she wrote just for the spats over healthcare in the U.S. (watch your pinkies!):

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  • This idealized sweetness is throughout the work and is displayed with small flourishes like exquisite flowers, extended pinkies, rhinestone bracelets and ornamental curls.

    Tracey Harnish: Big Felt Bears

  • The American stereotype of the British is that they are stodgy and uptight, wearing powdery wigs and raising their pinkies as they consume tea and crumpets.

    Pablo Andreu: Gervais Proves Americans Can't Take a Joke

  • But while cricket is genteel, conjuring up images of tea-drinking vicars with pinkies extended on the village green, the organised chaos of hurling is more reminiscent of a couple of gangs of horny-handed rival villagers setting about each other with pitchforks.

    Ireland expected England to hurl abuse in defeat, not throw flowers | Barry Glendenning

  • Tarasova, who blustered into our session just as I was completing a triple axel with joyful exuberance flying out of my overly balletic pinkies, clapped her hands in delight.

    Welcome to My World

  • Right now, he could probably snap you in half with his pinkies.

    Crimson Wind

  • Gone are references to pinkies being twisted off which, I guess, was a metaphor for an argument between academics.

    Progressive activists tussle over Islam and homophobia - Boing Boing

  • Excellent choice...lock pinkies together...the very poem amongst several other choice ones I had in mind!

    Quick crossword No 12,715


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