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  • n. Plural form of polliwog.


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  • Could their real concern be that the polliwogs and moviegoers will be Muslim, that by its presence, the community center will invite Muslims to Ground Zero?

    Kelly Caldwell: Say Yes to a Mosque at Ground Zero

  • You see, Sir, some people actually consider these “polliwogs” as human beings.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Stupak Solution?

  • I'd have nightmares of other islands stretching away from mine, infinities of islands, islands spawning islands, like frogs' eggs turning into polliwogs of islands ...

    Charles Dance's island

  • Tita, a slave a couple of years older than I, came with me as the guardian my status of virgin princess required, but as soon as we got there Tita joined her friends among the farm women, and Silvia and I ran off to climb trees or dam the creek or play with the kittens or catch polliwogs and roam the woods and hills, as free as the sparrows.


  • I wish they could tromp to the marsh to search for polliwogs.

    A Fortress Mentality

  • There's a brook Iple watches over, that tells all at once the many interlocking stories of its polliwogs.

    Archive 2004-10-01

  • Rep. Jim Gibbons, R-Nevada, says his swimming-pool project has more to do with polliwogs than pork.


  • One cloudy spring afternoon, she followed Georg to the Rhein, where he and Paul Weinhart, who walked funny, with his toes pointing sideways, tried to trap polliwogs inside canning jars.

    Stones from the River

  • His memories of his grandfather before that were a child's memories -- running behind the old man through the sweetmarshes of the river Strebwell, hunting polliwogs while the Archmage gathered mallows or observed the comings and goings of birds.

    The Silicon Mage

  • He dreams of the generations of cannon fodder, struggling forward on their knees, one by one, to kiss his stomach while he gobbles turkey legs and ice-cream cones and wipes his fingers off in the polliwogs 'hair.

    Gravity's Rainbow


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