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muhm buhl

  • n  a soft indistinct utterance
  • v  talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
  • v  grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty
    the old man had no teeth left and mumbled his food

  • At book signings and public appearances, I have seen her fans faint, tremble, mumble, moan and ultimately hit the front of the line and embrace their food hero, repeating her .
  • There's a grainy amateur video of the event in which you can see him mumble his name into the microphone and then do his thing for about 60 sec.
  • He once quipped that on taking over the Fed in 1987, he learned "to mumble with great incoherence.
News & Articles

  • iPad: Open Recently Closed Safari Tabs
    If you're using the iPad's tabbed browsing feature, you may not know that there's a simple way to bring your accidentally closed tabs back from the dead. There's no need to search back through your history, mumble angrily to yourself, or curse the day you were born. Unless you just like doing that stuff. Could be fun, we guess.
    June 21, 2013 - The Mac Observer
Quotes

  • Chris Weitz in Los Angeles Times
    They don't have any particular insight into why vampire-mania is thriving in pop culture at the moment -- "I usually just mumble something about metaphor," Chris Weitz said, of being asked about the ghouls' popularity -- and neither one is...
  • Arnold Wesker in Times Online
    Sir Arnold Wesker, considered one of the key figures in 20th-century British drama, said: "It's about time someone came out and said this. The mumbling has got so bad that they even mumble on television and in the cinema. I don't know why they do...
  • Barack Obama in NewsMax.com
    The tide of conventional wisdom and opinion may already have started turning against Obama, writes Fineman, and "the establishment is beginning to mumble that the president may not have what it takes."

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