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  • s  excessively fat

  • Rex Todhunter Stout, 88, premier American whodunit writer, whose corpulent orchidologist-detective, Nero Wolfe, with the help of his faithful legman Archie Goodwin, solved crimes .
  • Unlike the corpulent United States, it can be difficult to tell the extent of Asia's weight problem just by visiting your local fast-food franchise.
  • Unlike the corpulent old Henry VIII many of us remember from our history textbooks, young Henry VIII lived a life that was positively high-def-TV-ready, one that could have spiced .
News & Articles

  • This Camera Is As Fun As Playing With Lego
    And it embodies everything that’s great about childhood. If I could go back in time and ask my corpulent eight-year-old self what my dream camera might look like, I’d probably hijack that time machine/wormhole to do all sorts of other things first. See the dinosaurs. Save Lincoln. Buy a few stocks. Punch myself in the face at least once. After this list of thousands of other priorities was ...
    June 14, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine
Quotes

  • Sir Trevor McDonald in Digital Spy
    On introducing an item, Sir Trevor said: "It's time for 'Racist and Dead', this week, it's the turn of corpulent, narrow-minded northerner Bernard Manning. Personally, I never thought of Bernard Manning as a racist comic: just a fat, white bastard."
  • Charles Dickens in BBC News
    Dickens described "a tavern of dropsical appearance...... long settled down into a state of hale infirmity" with "corpulent windows in diminishing piles".

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