Popeye


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Popeye

sailor who owes his incredible muscle-power to a diet of canned spinach. [Comics: Horn, 658]

Popeye

degenerate gangster and murderer who rapes Temple Drake. [Am. Lit.: Sanctuary]
See: Evil

Popeye

murderer; hanged for murder he did not commit. [Am. Lit.: Sanctuary]
See: Irony
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40th annual Popeye Picnic -- "Five Score and Ready for More!" Featuring the 100th birthday of Olive Oyl and Thimble Theater.
Popeyes, named after the detective Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle, in the movie "The French Connection," decided to remedy this shortcoming by introducing the first chicken sandwich on its national menu on Aug.
Stephens analyst Will Slabaugh said he believes the combination of Popeye's new chicken sandwich and its "well-executed social media blitz" have helped drive same-store sales growth for the brand into the high-single to low-double digits since the product launch.
IT appears Popeye really was on to something, if not actually on something.
Popeye became so closely associated with spinach that in 1937, a statue was erected in the US spinach-growing capital, Crystal City in Texas.
The monster went by the nickname of the cartoon sailor and even dressed up as Popeye for some darts tournaments.
The popular area of natural beauty, known as Popeye's Park, will become a rustic and natural play area for children with new play equipment, landscaping, the renovation of a pond and additional seating for the community.
"I remember the first time I watched Popeye," Zainab Basrawi, a 36-year-old insurance lawyer and self-professed Popeye enthusiast, told Arab News.
These lengthening autumn nights are ideal for savoring carefully crafted beers.The bar Beer Club Popeye in Sumida Ward, Tokyo, is considered 'hallowed ground' among craft beer aficionados.
As part of the Marca Chile 2018 Summit, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and President of the Imagen de Chile Board of Directors, Roberto Ampuero, presented the Marca Chile award to the company "Popeye", which has been operating since 1949 in Talcahuano under the guidance of the Maritano family.
"On another occasion he appeared as Popeye - and nobody looked more like the famous sailor than Popeye himself!"