Ugly Duckling


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Ugly Duckling

scorned as unsightly, grows to be graceful swan. [Dan. Fairy Tale: Andersen’s Fairy Tales]
See: Beauty

Ugly Duckling

ugly outcast until fully grown. [Fairy Tale: Misc.]
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As The Ugly Duckling demonstrates, dancers and dance educators can take a stand and heighten awareness of this sensitive and poignant issue in communities.
The decision was made to leave the classic pub-style menu of The Ugly Duckling upstairs, with a focus on quality ingredients and first-class execution, and to enhance the barn-like ambiance of the building with splashes of earth tone colors and rustic accessories.
I admire the fact that Ugly Duckling Presse does things that no one else does--the most experimental prose, the most experimental poetry, experimental plays that aren't necessarily produced--but that they also pay a lot of attention to books as objects and print culture.
The familiar story of The Ugly Duckling is always welcomed by children, a beautifully illustrated version particularly so.
But Penelope, a heart-warming but snarky update of the Ugly Duckling, might just change my mind.
WAIKOLOA, HAWAII -- The "ugly duckling" sign showed impressive sensitivity for melanoma when applied by physicians as well as non-medically trained individuals for rating melanocytic lesions, according to Dr.
WAIKOLOA, HAWAII -- The "ugly duckling" sign showed impressive sensitivity for melanoma when applied by physicians as well as nonmedically trained individuals for rating melanocytic lesions, according to Dr.
Adapted from a Colombian TV serial (Yo Soy Betty, la Fea), this much-buzzed-about comedy follows an ugly duckling, Betty Suarez (America Ferrera of Real Women Have Curves), who works at a fashion magazine.
This sinister, imaginative series (Dread Locks was reviewed in KLIATT in May 2005; Ugly Duckling is due out in March 2006) will appeal to fantasy fans as well as reluctant readers.
For renovations, the architectural re-design of an existing apartment floor plan or a combined two-apartment layout can turn a dark, old, "ugly duckling" apartment into one so desirable that it creates a bidding contest.
The story of Hans Christian Anderson's ugly duckling becomes a musical comedy for the whole family when "Honk!" opens Friday at Actors Cabaret of Eugene.
Mette Norgaard's THE UGLY DUCKLING GOES TO WORK: WISDOM FOR THE WORKPLACE FROM THE CLASSIC TALES OF HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN (0814408710, $17.95) uses the fun and colorful lessons gleaned from folk story teller Hans Christian Andersen to provide links between the lessons of his folk stories and the modern workplace.