thick-fingered love


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  • The driver held up a metal thermos with a thick-fingered hand.

    Christmas in Latvia

  • She turned slightly so Spade's thick-fingered hands could remove her coat.

    Excerpt: Spade & Archer by Joe Gores

  • She was a short, round-faced stout woman of forty-seven with rolling-pin arms and thick-fingered hands.


  • She played out a blush, waving away my comment with a thick-fingered hand.

    Just Another Hero

  • Mariano holds a glass of beer in his thick-fingered, weathered hand.

    Shock of Gray

  • Not to mention Spy magazine, thanks to whom I will always self-identify as a thick-fingered vulgarian.

    Archive 2009-08-16

  • The slap made a loud smacking sound, the palm of his thick-fingered hand connecting squarely with the meat of Laila's cheek.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • His thick-fingered hand patted Maati's knee the way his father's might have had the world been something other than it was.

    A Shadow in Summer

  • He put his thick-fingered hands on Maati's knee, and shook his head.

    A Shadow in Summer

  • He sat, his brawny frame slumped in his chair, his thick-fingered hand cupping his copper-bearded cheek, looking thoroughly pathetic.

    My Devilish Scotsman


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  • The examples for this are interesting. Might I suggest this for a two-word poem, in spite of the hyphen?

    July 23, 2011

  • Thanks bilby! That's what I thought. Don't say John Updike too loud :)))

    July 21, 2011

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    July 21, 2011

  • John Updike. The more I say it the ruder it sounds. John Updike.

    July 21, 2011

  • A day when you can't seem to do your job or routine activities with your usual proficiency. Applied Bad Hair Day.

    July 21, 2011

  • How do you understand: "This is going to be one of those thick-fingered days" (Updike, A Month of Sundays)

    July 21, 2011