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  • adj. Difficult or impossible to spell.


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  • But now the unspellable Punxsutawney Phil and Staten Island Chuck have both peered from their holes and concurred: no shadow, no more winter!

    Groundhog Day 2011 results: Spring!

  • Once I'd got into the swing of Russian reading with War & Peace it was only a short hop into just about every other unspellable Russian novelist on my shelves, but at the same time a glaring gap in my knowledge was exposed.

    42 entries from November 2007

  • She looked like a Scandinavian actress with an unspellable name.

    Dream State

  • I would tell you what we had but most of the entree's were unspellable.

    Ivan @ 26!

  • Ditto in the "So Corny It's Fun" category: a professional wrestler* who goes by the name of "Triple H" -- which is short for, one must assume, "Man Born Without a Neck" in some unspellable foreign tongue.

    Blade: Trinity

  • A little girl in the Rembrandt museum with the unspellable name.


  • Can anybody better a cast of Sergei Alexashkin, Nino Surguladze, Lyuba Petrova, or that amazing unspellable Russian tenor singing Don Jerome?

    Fun at the opera? Heaven forfend!

  • Apart from Andras Schiff, I can't see anything else that will actually make me drop everything and run, not the way I did for Gidon Kremer and that incredible, unspellable marimba player last year, or Opera Rara's Pauline Viardot concert a few months back, or the Razumovsky Ensemble which I know and love their next gig, by the way, is 21st June - book now!

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Because Deja Pseu demanded it, in the comments to my earlier post, here's the man with the nigh-unspellable name:

    Pen-Elayne on the Web

  • City Clerk Marcey Wisman, she of the apparently unspellable first name, and her staff have organized this drive for new and used books.



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