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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of savvy.


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  • If Russell "savvied" an artist, they were friends for life.

    The News Tribune Blogs

  • I haven't "savvied" half the shit you spout here "shake-ur-own-spear," because you're trying too fucking hard to be clever and "thematic". . . like some C-rated restaurant with horrible food, built inside a fake pirate ship, staffed by scantily clad wenches saying "can I take your orderrrrrrr."

    Open Thread for Friday

  • “All ther same, ther Second should have savvied enough not to have slung you hoff ther look-hout.”

    The Ghost Pirates

  • These days we pride ourselves on being more sophisticated in perceiving image manufacturing and media manipulation, but I would argue that it's the average voters who have savvied up over the last half-century and the Beltway pundits who have become the rubes, regressively dumber with each political cycle.

    An Unforgettable Face

  • “Yes, sir, but I wanted to hear Deuces tell me he savvied it all.”

    Deuces Wild

  • I seen a guy deal a straight flush to himself and no one savvied he'd got the pack sandpapered.

    Colorado Jim

  • 'Cause everybody knowed that Charlie Reynolds savvied Injuns an 'Injun ways better'n any white man that ever lived -- him that was known as' Lonesome Charlie. '

    Injun and Whitey to the Rescue

  • Said it was easy to run three-year-olds off their own range single handed if you savvied horses.

    The Texan A Story of the Cattle Country

  • "Jim, I savvied your feelin's was hurt -- by thet talk about Texas -- an 'when she up an' asked you."

    The Man of the Forest

  • "I haven't savvied the code out well enough yet to read this one."

    El Diablo


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