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Kewpie doll

designed by Rose O’Neill and modeled on her baby brother; millions were made (starting about 1910). [Am. Hist.: WB, 5: 240–241]
See: Fads
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Although Henshall knows when to drop the kewpie doll theatrics and cut to the quick, she's a lilting Roxie who, as of yet and through no fault but that of sheer age, hasn't fully lived.
Together, the couple's varied acquisitions ranged from Kewpie dolls by Rose O'Neill to original paintings representing, among others, the California plein aire artists.
They served fries, too, which I dipped in Kewpie mayo, my way of continuing the East meets West theme of the trip.
Kewpie was maybe 5 feet tall, bald as they come, with a year-round tan (sometimes orange out of the Coppertone bottle, which Dad heckled him for) and a heart that never stopped giving.
He was open to ingredients that a traditional Japanese chef would shun, like Kewpie mayonnaise.
Whenever and however Chartres's Black Madonna acquired its mysterious patina-through oxidation or smoke from candles and incense 6 it was familiar as such to centuries of the faithful until its recent multicolored makeover, which has transformed the Mother of God into a simpering kewpie doll.
I got a bit excited when it looked like the mayo accompanying the latter was the sesame-flavoured Japanese Kewpie stuff (seriously: track it down, you need it in your life), but no such joy.
Girls smelling of cheap scent, nursing kewpie dolls.
His solo career took off internationally during the mid-Fifties, with big hits such as Ko Ko Mo, Hot Diggity, Catch A Falling Star, Magic Moments, Kewpie Doll, Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes and Delaware.
Cruz was the last loser in a line of losers knocked off by Trump like a series of poorly made kewpie dolls.
What it was, was a little naked Kewpie doll, like from the <i>Little Rascals</i> era, or the Jesse James era, and Taylor quickly figured out that it had a rubber hat that she could pry off and then fill the body up with tap water.
Reconocido internacionalmente por sus dibujos-tatuajes sobre cuerpos representados en distintos objetos e imagenes apropiadas--paginas de revistas pornograficas de los anos cincuenta, munecas de goma Kewpie, figuras de porcelana antiguas--, Lakra (Jeronimo Lopez Ramirez, Mexico, 1972) ha desarrollado una poetica nostalgica y rasposa en la que, a manera de los gabinetes de curiosidades de los siglos XVII y XVIII conviven representaciones de animales, insectos, desnudos femeninos, organos humanos, rostros descarnados, retratos de personalidades e imagenes de culturas que Occidente ha considerado primitivas como la africana.