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  • interjection dated Alternative form of extra. (the cry of a newspaper-seller)


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  • New York Times: 'Since this is a children’s story, the workers manage to defy Mr. His despite the false consciousness foisted on them by his mass media, whereupon he temporizes by trying to foment race hatred: “Wuxtry!�? he exclaims, hawking issues of his newspaper in person. “Blondes — your real enemy is brunettes!�? Unable to resist a villain who shouts “Wuxtry!�? I wandered off to the Internet to try to buy a copy of “Mr. His�? for my niece. None were for sale. By their reprinting, Mickenberg and Nel have rescued Mr. His from near-complete oblivion.'

    January 12, 2009