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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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In total, the residents of the Amginsky, Ust-Aldan, Taattinsky, Megino-Kangalassky ulus, villages and the Churapchinsky ulus have arrived to the training center "Archy" for network training.
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:
The thief fled the scene on foot with Lisa''s handbag and phone, which had precious photographs of Archy''s first Christmas.
This novel features Archy Stallings, coowner of a struggling Oakland record shop.
Nat, who was raised by a black stepmother and whose business partner and best friend, Archy Stallings, is also black, winces to hear Moby doing so clumsily what he has devoted his life to doing well: "If you were a white guy living along the edge of blackness all your life," Chabon observes, "the worst thing was somebody around you trying to do the same."
Here, for example, is a sentence where one of the main characters, Archy, is looking up at the sky:
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).
Court fool to Charles I, Archibald 'Archy' Armstrong (d.
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.