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  • Kim, the kidney donor, offers play-by-play from the backseat: “We call it grinnin’ and skinnin’.”


  • So she sez, kind o 'grinnin', 'Well, I'll bet your wife would jump at the chance to trade your NEXT seven children, sight onseen, fer a new pair o' shoes er that bonnet she's been wantin 'ever sence she got married.'

    Viola Gwyn George Barr McCutcheon 1897

  • An 'him standin' thar an 'grinnin' at me over the wall, an 'I couldn't do nothin'!

    Queen Hildegarde Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards 1896

  • They'd all be winkin 'an' nudgin 'an' grinnin '-- see? "

    A Little Norsk; Or, Ol' Pap's Flaxen Hamlin Garland 1900

  • a thunder-cloud, an 'King goes rubbin' his beastly hands, an 'grinnin' like a hyena.

    Stalky & Co. Rudyard Kipling 1900

  • Kwaque, the Methusalem-faced ape grinnin 'there, belongs to me.

    CHAPTER IV 2010

  • You don't want him to be all cheesin 'and grinnin' with you.

    Quoted: President Obama on meeting Bob Dylan The Reliable Source 2010

  • You don't want him to be all cheesin 'and grinnin' with you, he added.

    Mistrial declared in Buju Banton case; When Obama met Dylan; Future of Music Policy summit coming to D.C. David Malitz 2010

  • Pickin 'and grinnin': Man-of-many-talents Steve Martin is helping bluegrass music expand beyond its niche audience, judging from the huge crowd that packed the Gentilly Stage area Thursday to hear him play banjo with the Steep Canyon Rangers quintet from Asheville, N.C. Nearly all of the 15 songs were Martin originals, most from his Grammy-winning The Crow: New Songs for the 5-String Banjo album, and he spiced them up with interludes of bone-dry humor.

    New Orleans' Jazz Fest wraps up another stellar run 2010

  • The driver gave me the lines, an 'I could see he was grinnin', sure I'd make a mess of it.

    CHAPTER IV 2010


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