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  • In that rather preposterous book of our youth, the “Swiss Family Robinson, ” mention is made of a tame monkey called Nips, which was used to test all edible-looking things as to the healthfulness of which the adventurers felt doubtful; and because of the obvious resemblance of function we christened this younger hunter Nips.

    III. A Jaguar-Hunt on the Taquary

  • "Swiss Family Robinson," mention is made of a tame monkey called Nips, which was used to test all edible-looking things as to the healthfulness of which the adventurers felt doubtful; and because of the obvious resemblance of function we christened this younger hunter

    Through the Brazilian Wilderness

  • I'm finally getting my ass in gear over what to do with those little items that are worth mentioning but don't warrant an entire post: I'm filing them in series of posts called Nips, after those little bottles of booze you get on airplanes, in hotel minibars or at liquor-store checkout counters.

    drinkboston.com

  • I can't stand it now frankly but not for any reference to "Nips" but the extreme selfishness of all characters...

    This modesty thing...

  • And, oh, Tony tries to convince Max to let him perform oral sex on him while Tony's girlfriend Michelle (whom he still insists on calling "Nips") sleeps a few feet away.

    Televisionary

  • But the company tells me that it's doing as good a job as circumstances permit -- "circumstances" being that most healthier ingredients don't have the necessary months-long shelf life, and, basically, kids like Cheese Nips more than carrots.

    Michael F. Jacobson: Trashables: Oscar Mayer's Lunchables Are Nasty -- But the Message to Kids Is Worse

  • In the history books, it says there was no third wave to the Japanese attack, but any airman who was there that day will tell you those Nips were turned back by a strange sight in the sky ... an angel sent from Heaven, an American Angel.

    The Legion of American Watchers

  • So I guess “Bugs Nips the Nips” is right out, then.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Quite a Warning Label

  • A pink cupid adorns her coffee table, its plump plaster hand offering Coffee Nips.

    The Corners

  • I drop Cupid to the floor where he lands with a thud next to the Coffee Nips that have spilled from his generous hand.

    The Corners

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