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  • n. pajamas


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  • He was a young fellow, one of "Kitchener's crowd," and told us frankly that he had the "jimjams" in this solitude of Ypres and "saw Germans" every time a rat jumped.

    Now It Can Be Told

  • Paul Doyle had a brilliant preamble for you, full of insight, analysis and the most exciting transfer scoop of all time – but then he got the flu so in his jimjams sipping sugary tea and reading the Phantom Tollbooth.

    Transfer window deadline day 2012 – as it happened

  • Stella rouses the waking dead, and they all rush downstairs in their jimjams.

    The Apprentice - week six live blog

  • Looking forward to seeing the real you in silk jimjams on winning.

    votez utile

  • Most of the family are still in jimjams playing Wii and I am sick of leftovers!

    Sunday Stash, Season's Greetings, and all that jazz

  • It gives me the jimjams; it gives everyone the jimjams.

    The Lurgy

  • All right, that's a lot for now -- off to the Aloha Alcohula tonight, so it's time to pack our jimjams and get on the road soon. posted by K. A. Laity at


  • Have to make sure we have all the bits of our costumes with us, jimjams and all hey, camera might be a nice idea, too.

    Boojum Bound

  • It was Saturday morning and we were still in our jimjams, sitting round in the kitchen, eating toast, and drinking milky coffees.

    Mates, Dates: Besties:

  • “Got your jimjams?” asked Nesta, closing the front door behind us.

    Mates, Dates: Besties:


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  • Yes, this side of the pond we don't wear jimjams OR heebie jeebies to bed. WE wear "jammies" or "p.j.'s"!

    June 4, 2008

  • As a matter of fact, my sleepwear does have a howling fantods pocket; yes indeed. And I paid quite a bit for it. I keep it buttoned up while I sleep lest a fantod get loose and go howling about the room.

    My jimjams are printed with a lovely apostrophe pattern too. :-)

    June 4, 2008

  • A quick trip to the apostropher, you mean?

    Jimjams are PJ's in the UK, too.

    June 4, 2008

  • The point-of-difference bell has gone off. In Australia anyway jimjams is a babytalk word for pyjamas. Does reesetees sleepwear have a special pocket for howling fantods?

    Every time I try to type an apostrophe, a quick search box appears. Will I survive a day without apostrophes? Should I make a surprise trip to the grocer and stock up?

    June 4, 2008

  • Wait. I thought these were the heebie jeebies? I try not to wear them to bed.

    June 4, 2008

  • Clearly Wordie is lacking in the pyjama department.

    June 3, 2008

  • What, no pyjamas list?

    June 3, 2008