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  • "That's a good question," replied the father thoughtfully, pronging another strip of the good stuff.

    The Bacony Goodness of Côte-Rôtie

  • Again, I part company with the writer, because I know you can't spike paper without a paper spike, and if you are so drunk you can't tell you are pronging your daughters, getting it up is going to need God's help.

    Tell Me A Story

  • But old Dim, as soon as he'd slooshied this dollop of song like a lomtick of redhot meat plonked on your plate, let off one of his vulgarities, which in this case was a lip-trump fol - lowed by a dog-howl followed by two fingers pronging twice at the air followed by a clowny guffaw.

    Where's the show?

  • Again, I part company with the writer, because I know you can't spike paper without a paper spike, and if you are so drunk you can't tell you are pronging your daughters, getting it up is going to need God's help.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • It sounded like a two-pronging answer but basically Warren Buffett, after offering four profound areas of disagreement on the economy, then says summarized, We need support the guy anyway, but the Republicans should not be rolled.

    Rush Limbaugh and Mickey Kaus: Is anybody listening to Warren Buffett anymore?

  • Mr. Kennedy's relentless extracurricular pronging is now common knowledge, but was not well known to the nation when he occupied the White House.

    Lisa Nesselson: JFK, Marilyn Monroe and, uh, Sarah Palin -- The French Recollection

  • I mean, how could one resist such deathless prose as this: "We are drawn into this seaboard existence, seeing the stars pronging the sails at night, the flying fish that land on deck, and even the birds that fly, unaware, into the mast," offered by the reviewer about a book called The Last Voyage of the Cosmic Muffin.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • No tail-twisting is necessary — no iron pronging is necessary.

    Reprinted Pieces

  • She was half – moved to cry, “Stop, William; explain!” and would have returned to the subject at luncheon if William had not shown himself inscrutable and chill, lifting fragments of salad on the point of his fork, with the gesture of a man pronging seaweed, detecting gravel, suspecting germs.

    The Voyage Out

  • Then you could spend tomorrow morning pronging her as well as tomorrow afternoon!

    Wizard and Glass

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