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  • n. Plural form of pipsqueak.


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  • In my commentary for the Guardian, I take on the latest bad idea to come out of the Cleveland Plain Dealer — reader representative Ted Diadiun's widely mocked claim that bloggers are "pipsqueaks" who steal content.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Twelve-pounder 'pipsqueaks' came in abundance, with a sprinkling of heavier stuff.

    The Leicestershires beyond Baghdad

  • We overpassed them again; there was one smart minute or so when half a dozen 'pipsqueaks' burst in a narrow fault of the ground, scarcely a nulla, beside us, the steep sides killing the spread of the H.E. The enemy had been shrapnelling hard along the line occupied by the 56th

    The Leicestershires beyond Baghdad

  • So not the crashing shells, the 'pipsqueaks' ripping the air like dried paper, nor the bullets pinging by, prevented men from greeting so dear a sight.

    The Leicestershires beyond Baghdad

  • By last month, when Peretz was pitying "pipsqueaks" like me for my "hatred" of both my Jewish and American inheritances, I was just happy to indulge the daily routine of an aging eccentric (and hey, at least I didn't come in for the nasty treatment he gave his longtime writer John Judis).

    Daily Kos

  • When it comes to energy density - the amount of power a battery can deliver for its size and weight - even lithium ion batteries are pipsqueaks compared to a tank of gasoline.

    Dr. Winfried Wilcke: Jumpstarting the Real Electric Car Revolution

  • Catastrophic ones (like Krakatoa, Pinatubo, and lesser pipsqueaks like St. Helens) put out alot of alot of particulates.

    Global Warming...

  • "China cannot consider itself civilised," said one of our political pipsqueaks (can't remember which one) over the execution of a drug smuggler with a British passport - though why this particular execution among the hundreds they carry out annually should be decisive wasn't clear.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • Although pipsqueaks even in the world of birds, they seem to carry the warm weather with them on their backs when crossing the borders of the Americas.

    Say Hello to My Little Friend–The Hummingbird

  • We think getting things done is paramount -- not whether pipsqueaks on international bodies that contain input from the Sudan, Cuba, and the Maldives and La France happen to agree, nor do we take opinions from those who think that the magical powers of "containment" of men like Saddam Hussein is a wonderful thing.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...


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