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Examples

  • She wondered why Kate had been so secretive about Robert, he looked such a pompous old prodnose, not worth stealing, even if he was as handsome as Cary Grant.

    Lace

  • It also gives the government the perfect excuse to award itself very extensive powers to prodnose into everyone's lives, not because we are using something we shouldn?

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • THE latest Christian prodnose to have martyrdom status bestowed upon her by the Christian Legal Centre, among others, had been warned to keep her religious beliefs to herself.

    The Freethinker

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  • J. B. Morton is reading our word pages?! Damn prodnose.

    January 10, 2008

  • This is one of the joys of Wordie: Post a bizarre word, and watch your fellow Wordies go to work. Makes my day. :-D

    And J. B. Morton would be proud.

    January 10, 2008

  • That's right! It's the lemurs' favorite Christmas character! *desperately playing along to avoid further legal entanglements*

    I'm going to add Petey the prodnosed phalarope.

    January 10, 2008

  • There is also the beloved Christmas character, a favorite of lemurs and Malagasy children alike:

    Petey the prodnosed phalarope.

    January 10, 2008

  • Today's wwftd. To pry; to be inquisitive. Used as a colloquial noun or adjective. From the name Prodnose, a pedantic and interfering character in the humorous columns of J. B. Morton.

    January 9, 2008