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shor pee

  • n  an alert and energetic person
  • n  a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games
  • n  a pen with indelible ink that will write on any surface
  • n  a shallow-draft sailboat with a sharp prow, flat bottom, and triangular sail; formerly used along the northern Atlantic coast of the United States

  • He may joke about it: "I'm powerful enough now to be taken seriously," he says, snapping his fingers like a born Hollywood sharpie.
  • This is not some Wall Street sharpie talking, but a floppy-haired, 62-year-old scholar with a gentle, meandering way of explaining the world.
  • The Dirtwater Fox (George Segal) is a sharpie whose smart schemes always collapse in chaos.
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  • Bloomsday and the Gloves of Love
    Stately, plump, a 1922 first edition of James Joyce's Ulysses sits in state at the Rosenbach Museum and Library. And right across from it, 310 yellow rubber gloves dangle from the ceiling in a concentric spiral, bearing, in black Sharpie, the entire text of Ulysses, starting with Stately, plump on Glove 1 and, right in the center, finishing with the word Yes on the ring finger of Glove 310.
    June 17, 2013 - The Philadelphia Inquirer

  • Trevor Immelman in San Jose Mercury News
    You can see all the Sharpie that's rubbed up onto my hand. That wouldn't normally happen to me,Immelman said Wednesday in Irving, Texas. "That's purely because I've had to sign so much today."
  • David Beckham in National Post
    I have always enjoyed signing autographs for people, especially since I used to love getting my heroes' signatures when I was younger,Beckham said. "I love to use Sharpie markers, so it'sa natural choice for me to partner with them."
  • Patrick Kane in USA Today
    Actually I was trying to beat my winger,Kane said, "but Sharpie always finds a way to get open."

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