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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BUTTERFINGERED» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «butterfingered» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «butterfingered» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about butterfingered
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BUTTERFINGERED»
Discover the use of butterfingered in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to butterfingered and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Censored by Confucius: Ghost Stories by Yuan Mei
Butterfingered. Scholar. Wu. In May of 1760, during the reign of the Qianlong
emperor, the head prefect of Feng County, Lu Shichang, set about revising the
local gazetteer. He hired a scholar from Suzhou by the name of Wu as the
Louise Edwards, Kam Louie, Yuan Mei, Mei Yuan, Louise P. Edwards, 1996
Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary ...
She must not be butterfingered, sweettoothed, nor faint hearted; for the first will let
everything fall, etc. 1857. Hood, Pen and PencilPictures,141. Hewasa slovenly
player, and went among the cricket loversby the sobriquet of butterfingers. 1861.
butterfingered. fumble: Concentrate. on. everything. but. your. camera,. and. it'. 11
. strike. your loose lugs secured properly—it's a lot cheaper then repairing a
camera. A less common strap-lug ailment is excessive wear. Usually this affects
The Poetry of Simon Armitage: A Study Guide for GCSE Students
Onthe simplest level, this can bewith a single word, such as 'in my butterfingered
way' in 'I am very bothered whenI think'. 'Butterfingered' here makes the reader
think of clumsiness, butalsoof butter placed on the fingers to soothe a burn.
Tony Childs, 2012
Butterfingers and Secrets
Maisy, a butterfingered old lady from a family of witches, is their only hope. Maisy can't get anything right. Every time she tries to fix her cousin Egbert's spells, Maisy makes it worse. Can she get it right for once and save the day?
Butterfingered skippers can hang it up in the pilothouse or by the tiller in the
cockpit. The centennial issue tells the story of one Eldridge fan who, “faced with
discriminating guests aboard and having no lemons to make a twist, tore small
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But Henderson goes on to say how delighted he was to hear Shaw confess that
his own experience as a critic and picture fancier had sophisticated him so
thoroughly that “those accidental imitations of the products of the old
But " Fate forbade :" in scholastic merit 1 was second, and decidedly and
hopelessly second, to Gordon; in sport and gymnastics Kerry took the lead ; I,
alas ! was too short-legged for a good leaper, and butterfingered at a catch. Glory
at these ...
James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch, Thomas Carlyle, 1841
M A M as the owner taking a big chance to put T T butterfingered Skip Thomas in
a ceramics plant full of fragile pots? < Many mountains of the world are higher
and some. was wandering through the secondary at three-quarter speed, the ...
Thinking about Cultural Resource Management: Essays from the ...
For example, they could acknowledge the likelihood that some percentage of
their loan guarantees would permit butterfingered home carpenters like me to
acquire historic buildings in historic districts and work their wills on them. They
Thomas F. King, 2002
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BUTTERFINGERED»
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Nike Puts A Target On Tennessee's Football Gloves
Can design help correct for butterfingered receivers who keep fumbling the pigskin? The Tennessee Athletics is hoping so. As part of a new ... «Co.Design, Jul 15»
Museum's appeal to find boy who accidentally smashed ancient jug …
The butterfingered boy was visiting Ipswich Museum last summer when he knocked a 10in tall 18th Century Delft puzzle jug off a window ledge. «Mirror.co.uk, Jun 15»
Samsung's Two-Pronged Invasion of the Mobile Enterprise
Fourth-generation Gorilla Glass from Corning keeps the touchscreen and back panel free from scratches, as a few butterfingered drops of ... «Datamation, Jun 15»
Dinosaur blood found in 'crap' specimens
Indeed, the scientists were so surprised by the discovery that they initially dismissed the findings as the results of a butterfingered researcher ... «Alphr, Jun 15»