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Wimpy

sloppily dressed comic strip character; always “forgets” to pay for hamburgers. [Comics: “Popeye” in Horn, 657–658]
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On November 3, the worldwide release day of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School, Jeff Kinney was in Tokyo, Japan to launch the book at a major press conference with more than thirty media outlets and a sold-out room filled with fans.
But he has managed to deliver his 10th Wimpy Kid instalment, Old School, which sees how Greg and his friends cope when the town unplugs for a week to create an old-school electronicsfree environment.
The Wimpy Kid series has 115 million copies in print worldwide and sparked three blockbuster movies.
In the press alone there are 100 people, and perhaps 70 jobs created by Diary of a Wimpy Kid alone, and that's something I don't take lightly.
Prize: each 32in Panasonic VIERA flat screen LCD TV plus a copy of A Diary of Wimpy Kid on Blu-ray Triple Play or DVD double pack with book (winner's choice subject to availability).
Kinney, who says he's nothing like the wimpy kid in his books, originally wanted to be a newspaper cartoonist but after receiving a string of rejection letters, reconsidered his approach.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid is based on a series of books.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules" has been the leader on The New York Times best-seller list for children's chapter books since its release Feb.
No," he said, "I just ease up on the reins and let loose of them and let Wimpy find the way.
SINNER: McDonald's Quarter Pounder With Cheese, 516 calories SAINT: McDonald's Cheeseburger, 299 calories SAVE: 217 calories SINNER: Burger King Double Whopper with cheese, 932 calories SAINT: Burger King BK Chicken Flamer, 300 calories SAVE: 632 calories SINNER: Wimpy Half Pounder, 840 calories SAINT: Wimpy Quorn In A Bun, 380 clories SAVE: 460 calories SINNER: KFC Fillet Tower Burger, 574 caloriesSAINT: KFC Fillet Burger, 409 caloriesSAVE: 165 calories
With the Wimpy family getting back together again, 5-year-old Alex Wimpy gives his mother, Nadine, a kiss as his 12-year-old brother, Chris, and his father, Robert, finish breakfast.
I was hefty, hefty, hefty, and wimpy, wimpy, wimpy, and my bubble burst as that colonel trashed me on the 3-mile course that day.