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  • n. Plural form of shorty.


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  • O'Reilly's two "shorties" - during a Columbus four-minute power play midway through the third - helped the Avs snap a three-game losing streak and sweep the four-game season series with the Blue Jackets.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Started off with the chassis bits, and attached the twin exhausts to them, although one of the shorties is a bit wobbly, and I might actually have put them the wrong way round (not back to front, but on the right side instead of the left), although it kind of looks right and all Harleys have their exhausts on the right, don't they?

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  • Two "shorties" are included here by our anthologist, Mr. Sci-Fi, Forrest J Ackerman.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Some criminal experts believe that because some laws are soft on children, drug dealers and gang members may be encouraged to recruit more "shorties," or youngsters who commit crimes on their behalf, says Linda Szymanski, chief of legal research for the National Center for Juvenile Justice.

    Eight and on Trial: Young Defendants

  • To my knowledge, "shorties" can mean either children, or more commonly, hos--i.e., young ladies.

    The WritingYA Weblog: Shouts-Out--Because Who Doesn't Like a Shout-Out?

  • If it's entirely good, then why give a damn if young men sire numerous "shorties" among numerous moms, never to raise even one?

    Sperm donor 150 reads in the paper that his children are looking for him.

  • '' shorties '' both in speech and email communication. : Breaking News

  • 'shorties' is very unclear: If we assume that the whole trend in short-lived TCs is due to observational changes, the undercount bias before 1920 would be about two TCs per year on average compared to the 1975-2000 period (see Fig. 2 in L09; about 0.5 vs. 2.5 TCs per year).


  • It's obvious this peacock's got game even if it's a game not all the shorties at the Snakehole Lounge are necessarily playing, but he still holds a torch for his ex-wife, Wendy. Parks and Recreation: A Who's Who of Pawnee's Finest Bureaucrats

  • Is it true that shorties need not apply to date you?

    A Night Out With Gayle King


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