Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A patch worn as an ornament.
  • n. In the hurdy-gurdy, the open string next to the lowest one, usually tuned to the G next below middle C.

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  • Ha!

    May 28, 2010

  • An American was sitting in a Paris cafe eating soup when a fly dropped into her bowl. “There's un mouche in my soup!” she exclaimed. A nearby waiter corrected her. “Non, Madame. Une mouche.” The American replied, “Wow, you French have good eyes!”

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    May 27, 2010