How To Use Wop In A Sentence

  • How can Dr. Hughes tell us that putting these women in cuffs and in prison frees them? swoplv, on June 10th, 2009 at 7: 03 pm Said: Donna Hughes and Criminalizing Prostitution « Bound, Not Gagged
  • During the rise of doo-wop and Frank Rizzo, Malcolm X mocked the newly white Italians. A Renegade History of the United States
  • It's never too late to add your twopence to the moan-fest Melba. the post in which I whine about the weather
  • Never swap (or swop) horses while crossing the stream. 
  • They were well paid, as much as fourpence being given for a good cock-crower (in 'The Trial of Christ'), while the part of God was worth three and fourpence: no contemptible sums at a time when a quart of wine cost twopence and a goose threepence. The Growth of English Drama
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  • The khansamah would appear to be the only functionary in residence until the hour of departure draws near, when a whole party of underlings -- chowkidars, bheesties, and sweepers -- appear from nowhere in particular; and the lordly traveller, having presented them with about twopence apiece, rolls off along the dusty white road, leaving the khansamah and his myrmidons salaaming on the verandah. A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil
  • Former prime minister Ivan Kostov has stirred up further controversy on the Brady bond swop with a letter urging his successor Simeon Saxe-Coburg to call off the deal.
  • Like a streetcorner serenade, it's got all the oooh's, aaah's, handclaps and snaps of classic doo-wop, and yet it somehow remains brilliantly, unwaveringly faithful to the original.
  • From 1958, when Dion DiMucci and the Belmonts placed several songs on the pop charts, until the “British Invasion” of 1964, Italian American doo-wop groups dominated American popular music. A Renegade History of the United States
  • The praises of the toy theatre have been a common theme for essayists, the planning of the scenes, the painting and cutting out of the caste, penny plain twopence coloured, the stink and glory of the performance and the final conflagration. Archive 2010-04-01
  • These audio jump cuts and sudden changes in ambience were also reflected in the music, as doo-wop, pop songs, political commentary, fuzz guitar rock and cocktail jazz all piled up on each other.
  • Maffei 2 is a spiral galaxy thatalso has a disk shape, but with a bar-like central bulge and twoprominent dusty spiral arms.
  • My experience with Talk or Walk and in facilitating discussions between talk shows and various SWOP East members in the various forms of Project Prosper, over the years, is that they want name and social security number for the performance contract. Sheriff sues Craigslist as ‘largest source’ of prostitution « Bound, Not Gagged
  • And his Tex-Mex barn-burners "Demasiado Corazon" and "Spanish Stroll" go so far as to incorporate doo-wop and Dylanesque folk touches. Brilliant, Shook-Up Guy
  • From barbershop quartets to gospel close-harmony groups to doo-wop to the kooky a cappella experiments, vocals-only pop music has a long history.
  • And his Tex-Mex barn-burners "Demasiado Corazon" and "Spanish Stroll" go so far as to incorporate doo-wop and Dylanesque folk touches. Brilliant, Shook-Up Guy
  • Most almanacs sold for twopence each, the larger ones for sixpence - two and a half pence in today's money, but of course worth a very great deal more.
  • Yorkshire Water employees seem to be making a habit of swopping their suits for T-shirts, jeans and wellies, and getting plastered in paint or mud.
  • Eighty chalders of coals, at four shillings and twopence a chalder, suffices throughout the whole year; and because coal will not burn without wood, says the household book, sixty-four loads of great wood are also allowed, at twelvepence a load. (p. 22.) The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part C. From Henry VII. to Mary
  • I see your point, swop-lv, but I still find these intellectual debates about exchanging sex for payment that exclude sex workers without high academic or writing credentials to be elitist, even though I am an academic (lol). It’s wrong to pay for sex–NYC Debate April 21 « Bound, Not Gagged
  • It's an amazing gentleman's type of music from the 1960s: a mix of traditional Cuban styles with doo-wop, bossa nova and rock. Luciano Q&A
  • Yet the music they played, fuzzed garage punk that lifted liberally from such diverse strands as doo-wop, vaudeville, blues and sugary teen pop, absolutely refused to take any prisoners.
  • Variations between the British and American editions include a certain amount of translation (lolly becomes popsicle), the respelling of a sound effect (` wop! 'becomes ` whop!' throughout) and an extra 400 words are added to chapter 21, adapted from radio Episode Ten, concerning ` Belgium 'as term of profanity. Don't Panic
  • Health-e said some of the people who swopped had in fact died, while others who were paraded in public by the Rath Foundation had secretly been continuing their ARV treatment. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • There were pillars, shadows, memorial brasses, boys scuffling and swopping stamps behind Prayer Books; the sound of a rusty pump; the Doctor booming, about immortality and quitting ourselves like men; and The Waves
  • The swop did not come to light until Arlena, who suffered from a congenital heart defect, had to undergo surgery.
  • It was for the first six I was to be "swopped," or rather had already been, for the bargain was concluded and the blacks were being delivered over to form part of the slaver's cargo. Ran Away to Sea
  • Anyhow I have written a lot again today, can, t shed the feelings of responsibility., so to keep Wilhelm happy I am going to a boxing match where at least I can understand the swopping of blows, have good weekend. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • Mr. Wopsle's great-aunt , besides keeping this Educational Institution, kept - in the same room - a little general shop.
  • Flowers were also very scarce, narcissus and chrysanthemums being the chief varieties at twopence and threepence per bunch.
  • Masham made me read to her a pretty twopenny pamphlet, called The St. Albans The Journal to Stella
  • We run breeding programmes in partnership with local and international zoos and swop animals to keep gene pools intact.
  • In Moles' homely upstairs cafe area there's a complementary side order of 1950s and 60s dancehall classics with a beady eye on the shimmy and shake favourites of Motown and doo-wop. Clubs picks of the week
  • The band combines doo-wop with slacker rock for a truly unique recording.
  • Thus, said Friar John, at Seuille, the rascally beggars being one evening on a solemn holiday at supper in the spital, one bragged of having got six blancs, or twopence halfpenny; another eight liards, or twopence; a third, seven caroluses, or sixpence; but an old mumper made his vaunts of having got three testons, or five shillings. Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel
  • Of course, it must be remembered that along with such frivolous occupations I was trying to get work as wop, lumper, and roustabout. Chapter 25
  • Rockabilly and doo-wop provide the sturdy structures, with a nod to the skiffle of the Quarrymen as he sings "Long, long lost John" over the fade of "I'm Losing You", in a deliberate echo of Lonnie Donegan's version of a song borrowed from Woody Guthrie. The legacy of John Lennon
  • Downstairs a front seat on the wooden benches cost fourpence and twopence at the rear.
  • Velchev said that the transfers were mostly an attempt for publicising the benefits of the swop.
  • The former Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB) leader who a newspaper columnist once said "impaled" her with his "blowtorch eyes", has swopped his dramatically delivered pro-racial segregation speeches and is now earning a living dispensing hints on how not to be negative. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • It might have seemed at first as though the future railway engineer was going to settle down quietly to the useful but uneventful life of an agricultural labourer; for from tending cows he proceeded in due time (with a splendid advance of twopence) to leading the horses at the plough, spudding thistles, and hoeing turnips on his employer's farm. Biographies of Working Men
  • That is largely because in number after number, a dream ensemble led by a lithe and charismatic Aaron Tveit as Frank, Tom Wopat as his con man, boozy dad, and Norbert Leo Butz as Carl Hanratty, the shleppy cop who takes him in, dazzles. Regina Weinreich: Con Me If You Can: The Broadway Musical
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  • However, I also attended the village evening school, which was organized by an ancient relation of Mr Wopsle's.
  • Although the baby-swop case was tragic, I bet the staff involved will suffer guilt for the rest of their lives.
  • 'Self Preserved …' 's loose, jam-based riff colossi stand in stark relief to everyone else's doo-wop apery or sterile poptronica. NME Features
  • However, I could not lend myself to such proceedings; so I bribed my youthful charge with a twopenny bottle of frothless ginger beer to come out of her swing and return to the regions of orthodoxy. Mystic London: or, Phases of occult life in the metropolis
  • The songs do have some vocal basslines, nonsense syllables, and a cappella passages, but the harmonies rarely evoke '50s or early '60s doo-wop.
  • They ‘live in Concubinage - swopping their Wivesas Cattle, and living in a State of Nature, more irregularly and unchastely than the Indians,’ wrote an observer in the South nearly 200 years ago.
  • Ai gruu up wib mlik deliberd bai a hawrs nd derry cart; teh hawrs knu wair tu go nd wuz left awn himz own tu go daon teh streat wile teh “driber” ran to nd fro, swopping emptees fur full wunz, hows tu hows ! 2 kapchur da cheezburger - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • It was computed by an experienced arithmetician, that there was as much twopenny ale consumed on the discussion as would have floated a first-rate man-of-war. The Heart of Mid-Lothian
  • A 1706 contract with a London clothing merchant to outfit sailors listed: ‘Leather caps faced with red cotton and lined with black-lined at the rate of one shilling and twopence each’.
  • However, I also attended the village evening school, which was organized by an ancient relation of Mr Wopsle's.
  • A penny soul never came to twopence
  • I will be having dinner with Kim and then we are going off to the money changer for some currency swop.
  • It finally opened in January 1863: the toll to cross was half a penny for foot passengers, a penny for animals and twopence for horse-drawn vehicles.
  • Relieve for twopence only may be had'Reachd my lodging at night well pleas'd. — Letter 106
  • The ubiquitous twopenny-halfpenny clerk was everywhere, ever present and ever reliable.
  • The main objective is to SWOP, guarantee publication advertising stable quality of necessary parameters.
  • A gilded silver twopence might well pass for a gold half-crown to the unwary.
  • Taking on rock, jazz, blues, avant-garde, classical, doo-wop and all the other styles he incorporated in his compositions, they take it all in their stride and play just how he would have liked it.
  • The most efficacious of these devices was to lace a pint of mild ate with twopenceworth of London gin. The Wrong Box
  • Jump music, gospel, R & B, doo-wop, bebop, uptown soul, and the US response to the British invasion are all heavily featured.
  • This is the high peak of their doo-wop, with tricky little rhythms on the falsetto lead line and some extremely beautiful lyrics that seem to go beyond high school puppy love into something more universal.
  • Him her first lap, her his fast pal, for ditcher for plower, till deltas twoport. Finnegans Wake
  • At Michaelmas he must pay ten pence tax, and at Martinmas twenty-three sesters of barley and two hens; at Easter one young sheep or twopence.
  • Dance, jazz, be-bop, 50s doo-wop, and standard jangle-pop all get thrown into the mix at varying points, while remaining inimitably in the thrall of their particular brand of noise.
  • I went to Lord Masham’s to-night, and Lady Masham made me read to her a pretty twopenny pamphlet, called The St. Albans The Journal to Stella
  • In Smith's Discourse of the Commonweal, a maker of caps is made to say: ‘I am fain to give my journeymen twopence in a day more than I was wont to do, and yet they say they cannot sufficiently live thereon.
  • The main objective is to SWOP, guarantee publication advertising stable quality of necessary parameters.
  • It is your little twopenny-halfpenny authors - the sort that would be dear at six for a shilling - that ‘knock off’ things in a few hours.
  • I intended to convey that our charming host and hostess were superior to the follies of fashion, and preferred leading a simple and wholesome life to gadding about to twopenny-halfpenny tea-drinking afternoons, and living above their incomes.
  • Religio Laki. xj their means and conveyance: dfor the reft wopld again re* re my Obedience, on Peril 'of beiugtondemdd as an Infidel;. inking by thefe words at leift overawe me. Religio Laici: Written in a Letter to John Dryden, Esq
  • The overdubs on Young Liars and Desperate Youth create the illusion of four or five voices where there are usually one or two, hence the doo-wop and even barbershop comparisons.
  • The fare is twopence.
  • Never swap (or swop) horses while crossing the stream. 
  • A highly popular murder had been committed, and Mr. Wopsle was imbrued in blood to the eyebrows. Great Expectations
  • The admission to the ground was traditionally a penny, twopence if W. G. Grace was batting.
  • There was good reason behind such ambitions, for ‘if you were a prince with no gun salute, then every twopenny-halfpenny political Agent could come and visit you every three months and ask to see the accounts.
  • Well, I'm off to the wop-wops," said Boba Fett genially as he stood beside me in the carbon freeze chamber. I Don't Know If It's Art, But I Know What I Like
  • I went to Lord Masham’s to-night, and Lady Masham made me read to her a pretty twopenny pamphlet, called The St. Albans The Journal to Stella
  • Bill goes off five mornings a week to Redbrick University exactly as he went to Back Street Council School and Drabtown Municipal School for Boys - and he goes on his bicycle, to save the twopenny tram fare.
  • Thus, said Friar John, at Seuille, the rascally beggars being one evening on a solemn holiday at supper in the spital, one bragged of having got six blancs, or twopence halfpenny; another eight liards, or twopence; a third, seven caroluses, or sixpence; but an old mumper made his vaunts of having got three testons, or five shillings. Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel
  • Nik Cohn, in his fantastic late-60s rock eulogy Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom, mentions a Stan Freberg satire on pop music of the 1950s: a young heartthrob is ushered into a recording studio and just sings the words "highschool highschool highschool" over and over again. Indicate precisely what you're trying to say
  • Jump blues, country, gospel, western swing and pop - forget stereotypes, primal rock was more than just doo-wop and rockabilly.
  • October 5, 2009 at 3:13 pm i is glad i bott candees frum wallmart an snuk dems in. faive dollur boks of woppur candies at moobee theeter? do not want! Shh!!! - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • He indulges in doo-wop, rhythm and blues, boogie-woogie and Euro-classical paradigms.
  • Frank has swopped his BMW from the first film, for a beautiful Audi which helps him do some senior-class acrobatics which should leave you clapping your hands in admiration at the audacity to even attempt anything as absurd.
  • His music ranges from boogie blues and doo-wop to jazz fusion.
  • Hildebrand et al. present a study on Wopmay orogen - a nearly two-billion-year-old belt of rocks that formed when the leading edge of the Slave continent, now located in northwestern Canada, was pulled beneath a microcontinent, which contained a volcanic regime similar to the present-day Ring of Fire. EurekAlert! - Breaking News
  • A facelift inside the store had been carried out and most of the shelves had been swopped about.
  • The swop did not come to light until Arlena, who suffered from a congenital heart defect, had to undergo surgery.
  • This is perverse and foolish, he told himself; if I wanted a wife, I could make choice of a dozen; yet here am I doting on Miss Aston, who seems not to care twopence for me!
  • He once swopped a horse for three lorry tyres - and trained it to win. The Sun
  • Other than certain counties in Nevada, Rhode Island is the only place in the country where indoor prostitution is not a crime. swoplv, on June 26th, 2009 at 12: 49 pm Said: Donna Hughes: Have tattooes? You don’t deserve respect. « Bound, Not Gagged
  • “Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it.” 3 Easy Ways to Write with Style | Write to Done
  • Her owner "swopped" her for an old Martini, the triumphant Padre married them and received him back to the bosom of Mother Church. High Albania
  • It's not as ambient but it still crosses many similar paths, from film score to a simple song with a whole bunch of twists in the middle, ranging from free jazz to good old doo-wop.
  • Is it ethics - when did it influence your conduct in a twopenny-halfpenny affair between man and man?
  • I don't care twopence what other people think of it.
  • The Prikazka salad also had an appealing look, so I couldn't resist swopping my plate with one of my friends.
  • No sooner had I consumed my third drink in the Devil than I was accosted by a delightful small flower-selling child who asked me for twopence for a daisy. Clockwork Angel
  • As for Cursecowl, the invincible reprobate, so ashamed was he of his infamous conduct, that he did not dare, for the life in his body, to show himself before my shop-window -- far less in my presence -- for more than a week; yet, would ye believe it! he made a perfect farce of the whole business among his own wauf cronies; and, instead of repentance, I verily believe, would not have cared twopence to have played me the same pliskie that he did my douce and worthy friend. The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith
  • For future reference, Kai is Maori, well done on that one bro, but wop-wops is very Australian. I Don't Know If It's Art, But I Know What I Like
  • I didn't buy all the beers below, of course - on the Friday there were a bunch of us there Jrmy, Tim, Alex, Glynis, Dan, Deirdre, Ian, Mark, and others too and we swopped sips. So the year turns again...
  • Many servants supplied Food will be swopped for Oil Tokens of which there are many Think Progress » 106.
  • Their jazz and doo-wop strains were definitely blurred in the translation of their recorded sound to the stage, and their robotic elements almost completely absent, which rubbed some fans the wrong way.
  • She always comes down strongly in favour of the twopence coloured.
  • It's sort of the same thing, except that it's slightly more difficult to claim 50 per cent of the royalties from an ill-advised mid-life crisis bunk-up with a teenager than from a catchy middle of the road doo-wop pastiche. Christie Brinkley Divorces Billionth Husband
  • Brother suggested swopping the 2000AD mat (with some very high-contrast white bits, but mostly pretty dark) for a much more general mat with less in the way of sudden radical discontinuity (still some round the edges, mind you). wriggly thing in hair
  • I will swop you my bicycle for your radio.
  • He had eaten and drunk heartily, and cracked many scurril Jokes while under sentence, and seemed not to care Twopence whether he was Reprieved or Not. The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 2 of 3 Who was a sailor, a soldier, a merchant, a spy, a slave among the moors...
  • A penny soul never came to twopence
  • Introductions were made, people swopping name, blog-name and craft. Archive 2009-04-01
  • Yet the music they played, fuzzed garage punk that lifted liberally from such diverse strands as doo-wop, vaudeville, blues and sugary teen pop, absolutely refused to take any prisoners.
  • There was an additional charge of twopence a week for the secretary's salary and office expenses.
  • As doo wop did earlier, there seems to be a sustained interest in continuing mergers and fusions today.
  • Ai gruu up wib mlik deliberd bai a hawrs nd derry cart; teh hawrs knu wair tu go nd wuz left awn himz own tu go daon teh streat wile teh “driber” ran to nd fro, swopping emptees fur full wunz, hows tu hows ! 2 kapchur da cheezburger - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • It's not hot, exactly - although if you swopped the male and female roles over, it sort of might be. The Creepiest Story Ever Told
  • The whole album was explained as being both a tribute and a satire of doo-wop, the culmination of his live-hate relationship with it.
  • Of course, it must be remembered that along with such frivolous occupations I was trying to get work as wop, lumper, and roustabout. Chapter 25
  • Genesis Energy Chief Executive, Murray Jackson swops his ‘captain of industry hat ‘for a toreador's montera this week assisted by Carmen opera star, Jessie Raven.’
  • He had this a capella, '60s thing about him, and he obviously connected with my voice because he heard some of that doo-wop still in my voice. Mike Ragogna: Beyond Dirty Dancing & Semisonic : Conversations with Dan Wilson and Franke Previte
  • Ai gruu up wib mlik deliberd bai a hawrs nd derry cart; teh hawrs knu wair tu go nd wuz left awn himz own tu go daon teh streat wile teh “driber” ran to nd fro, swopping emptees fur full wunz, hows tu hows ! 2 kapchur da cheezburger - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • From defiant defence to absolute antis, they were all there fighting their corner and throwing in their twopence worth as the saying goes.
  • I have put an under-strapper upon writing a twopenny pamphlet [13] to give an account of the whole design. The Journal to Stella
  • He had worked his way through the music business from doo-wop to folk, and saw the changing tides.
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  • Flowers were also very scarce, narcissus and chrysanthemums being the chief varieties at twopence and threepence per bunch.
  • The former is the group's raison d' etre - its wordless doo-wop chorus gently fluttering underneath the plaintive expression of individual empowerment that had been Sly's credo up to that point.
  • It’s the story of a man-eating plant that eventually takes over the world, told in jaunty 1960s-style doo-wop, written by a little-known team called Ashman and Mencken who would eventually fade into obscurity after producing little-known Disney musicals like The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin. It's Official
  • The manband in question, the Overtones, are both dull as dishwater and half as attractive in total as the cleft in Gary Barlow's chin, but they do add a layer of crapulous doowop harmony that really does make everything better. This week's new singles
  • Since we liked some of the same things, we got to swopping book recommendations. Archive 2006-04-01
  • The Calderian orogeny in Wopmay orogen (1.9 Ga), northwestern Canadian Shield EurekAlert! - Breaking News
  • More theatrical tricks and styles - the yodel, the spoken interlude, the intricate harmonies of doo-wop - fell away as the decade progressed.
  • Elegance on the Harbor at National Harbor is a Columbus Day tribute to two local doo-wop acts. Going Out Guide: Nightlife agenda
  • Masham made me read to her a pretty twopenny pamphlet, called The St. Albans The Journal to Stella
  • The song is a snappy blend of doo-wop, ska and rhythm and blues, with an uptempo dance-beat.
  • A water-carrier brings us up every morning a skin bag of water (it is made of skins sewn together, with a small outlet at the top); for it we pay twopence, which is equal to more than a shilling in London. Pictures of Jewish Home-Life Fifty Years Ago
  • A style combining smooth vocal harmonies, romantic lyrics, and a stationary stage presence, doo-wop was invented in the 1940s by black youth on street corners, but it shot to the top of the pop charts in the late 1950s when Italian Americans adopted it as their own—just as most African American performers moved toward “soul music.” A Renegade History of the United States
  • Never swap (or swop) horses while crossing the stream. 
  • It was a very interesting time because I was, at that time, in a doo-wop band. Mike Ragogna: Beyond Dirty Dancing & Semisonic : Conversations with Dan Wilson and Franke Previte
  • I bent over to pick up a twopenny piece and my back seized up - couldn't straighten it properly and I was in agony.
  • The system originally came with a 8800GT but we swopped this out with a 8800GTX that we had floating around. Hot Predator | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles
  • I would have a halfpenny worth or a pennyworth — you may guess my surprize — but twopence is all I can have — many a worthier person wants that — why then should Letter 40
  • It's just two guys who've been buddies for a long time and who love all sorts of music - doo wop, punk rock, psychedelic rock.
  • Real people, not models, danced dopey and devil-may-care in real, dirty streets and futzed over relationships, all intercut with name and no-name musicians singing original tunes-blues, doo-wop, rock, country.
  • The area has been swopped back and forth between Castlebar and Swinford over the past few elections.
  • Twopeny shared the disdain of other English visitors for the conduct and bearing of the native-born, a disdain matched by the anxiety of English mothers watching their children run free.
  • Dr. Johnson's statue can be seen any day for twopence, which is tenpence less than Madame Tassaud charges for admission to her wax effigies, and must therefore be considered cheap. The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2 No 4, October, 1862 Devoted To Literature And National Policy
  • That afternoon, when we left the shop, Ben took me to a nearby place, the used-clothing shop where his friend worked for his father, and we bought an old nightgown for twopence. The Secret of the Sealed Room
  • The main objective is to SWOP, guarantee publication advertising stable quality of necessary parameters.
  • Other highlights include the psychotramatic lullaby of ‘The Talk of Creatures’, the literally glass-shattering gutbucket blues of ‘The Coming of the Crow’, and the Martian Beatles doo-wop of ‘The Simple Song’.
  • I'm certainly not saying a peaceful outlook is a cureall, but I do think that an apocalypic viewopint as is my own can often start a stress cascade... Me, my yam, our 1000-year-old stove
  • He swopped the stock exhaust for a titanium and carbon-fibre Muzzy system, which also boosted power.
  • Pop has always done this kind of thing - check back to the first half of the 60s when doo-wop, Motown and girl-groups turned the charts into a tub of sudsy glory.
  • There is something naif and amusing in this exhibition of cheatery — this simple cringing and wheedling, and passion for twopence-halfpenny. Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo
  • You can just imagine the camera swopping up from below with a beating score and straight into the face of a windswept Gabriel Macht who in a gritty voice-over tells us how the women in his life are causing him trouble. My Poster Screams of THE SPIRIT! | Obsessed With Film
  • The couple have turned their hobby into a business, and the driving proves a welcome change for Mr Bower - a barrister in Manchester, who swops his legal attire for coat and tails at the weekend.
  • The pair swopped glamour for grind as they undertook the 80 mile journey through the Sierra del Escambray mountain range this month.
  • Never swap (or swop) horses while crossing the stream. 
  • West saw the potential of the new craze and responded by producing sheets of characters, which he sold at ‘a penny plain and twopenny coloured’: ‘juvenile drama’ was born.
  • It was surprisingly easy--I swopped her up gently but firmly and with great authority, and just started clipping. Archive 2006-01-01
  • The former Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB) leader who a newspaper columnist once said "impaled" her with his "blowtorch eyes", has swopped his dramatically delivered pro-racial segregation speeches and is now earning a living dispensing hints on how not to be negative. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • A zippy lunch stop, a swop of cars into the manual version and we're heading right back where we came, this time with Dan driving on the twisty bits.
  • Before the evening was over he made the discovery that "swopping" was a favourite pastime of the leisure hours of the Den. Follow My leader The Boys of Templeton
  • The billon coinage was discontinued after 1603, but twopence pieces in copper called hardheads, bodles, or turners continued to be issued until the Act of Union.

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