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  • n  small edible marine snail; steamed in wine or baked
  • n  edible marine gastropod
  • v  emit or reflect light in a flickering manner
    Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?
  • v  gleam or glow intermittently
  • v  remove or displace from a position

  • Is the winkle picker on the way out? In Manhattan shoe salons last week, style setters and trend diviners were claiming that the pointed-toe look was slowly becoming old shoe.
  • The winkle to which the tank officer joco-grimly alluded is a snail served at English pubs.
  • It also adds another winkle to just how dejected Ben is in the Season four finale - Ben gets exactly the help he needs when the anointed ones arrive (i.
News & Articles

  • Drinking Pappy under the live oaks
    People will argue over the proper way to enjoy 15-year-old Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve bourbon. Some say it’s best in a tulip glass, neat, while others insist on sipping it cold over a single chunk of ice. more…
    June 17, 2013 - Charleston City Paper
  • Police: Man Robbed Gas Station at Knifepoint
    BINGHAMTON -- Binghamton Police have arrested a 38-year-old man, who is accused of robbing a gas station at knifepoint. Steven Van Winkle was charged with first-degree robbery. Police say he robbed the Hess Station on Glenwood Avenue in Binghamton at about 4:45 a.m.Saturday, Police say they caught Van Winkle later in the morning after an alleged arceny at the Family Dollar on Clinton Street. Van ...
    June 16, 2013 - FOX 40 Binghamton
  • Puss in Boots Fortune-Teller fulfills its prophecy of success, sells for $21,000 at Morphy's
    8-piece Coca-Cola window display featuring Rip Van Winkle and the Jolly Elves, $7,800. Morphy Auctions image. DENVER, PA .- A storybook cat with a talent for prognostication leaped to the top of prices realized at Morphy’s June 1st auction of antique advertising and coin-op machines.
    June 14, 2013 - Art Daily

  • Ben Nelson in Chicago Tribune
    And Nelson says the Republican presidential nominee "slept through the first generation of ethanol like he was Rip Van Winkle."
  • Eliot Spitzer in New York Times
    ...Mr. Pataki has sought to stay above the fray, friends say, though those close to him privately seethed when Gov. Eliot Spitzer, delivering his inauguration speech last year with Mr. Pataki in the audience, said that "like Rip van Winkle,...
  • Mike Tyson in Globe and Mail
    You're smart too late and old too soon,Tyson said. "I just got caught up in that suction cup. I feel like Rip Van Winkle right now."

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