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archy

literary cockroach that cannot reach shift-key on the typewriter. [Am. Lit.: archy and mehitabel; Benét, 46]
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Jack's subtle warnings fall on deaf ears: Archy insists on enlisting despite the fact that he's too young to do so legally.
The final straw came last month when Linsay heard a loud snapping sound while walking with Archy.
Our list of Dvorak archy words of length 4 to 13 is as follows:
Lisa, 39, who grew up in Whiston, said: "Time stopped still when I realised Archy was gone.
The main characters of the novel are Nat and Aviva Jaffee and their son, Julie (all Jewish) alongside Archy and Gwen Stallings and Archy's illegitimate son, Titus (all African American).
Rev Friday Archy, 51, stabbed Ben Donetus when he was taking shelter outside the holyman's church.
Young athletes Frank Dunne (Mel Gibson) and Archy Hamilton (Mark Lee).
Meanwhile, City's hiers archy are to have further discussions with their solicitors this week to examine the feasibility of appealing against an extra 15-point deduction imposed by the Conference.
But Lenny's minder, Archy (Mark Strong), warns him that the hustlers from the East, hungry criminals from the streets and everyone in between, not to mention the gorgeous accountant, Stella (Thandie Newton), are all vying to change the rules of commerce and crime he works by.
The story of Archy Lee's struggle for freedom in 1868 California contains all the elements of a legal thriller.
According to academic Hans Mueller, Pfaender was born in 1819 and fled to London after he took part in the failed uprisings against the Germanm on archy in 1848.
The two presenters who will run the workshops, Lord Archy Kirkwood, a Liberal Democrat member of the House of Lords, and Mr Tony Worthington, former Labour MP for Clydebank and Milngavie, are greatly experienced and respected parliamentary politicians.