ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SILLY
(Pitiable, hence the later senses: foolish): from Old English sǣlig (unattested) happy, from sǣl happiness; related to Gothic sēls good.
10 QUOTES WITH «SILLY»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word silly
Investing is a business where you can look very silly for a long period of time before you are proven right.
The best things in life are silly.
Being funny with a funny voice is more my comfort zone, a broader character that I try to humanize, a kind of silly or wacky persona that I try to fill in.
Witchcraft is one of the most baseless, absurd, disgusting and silly of all the humbugs.
I had six silly tattoos done when I was young and I bitterly regret them. I've thought about laser surgery, but that leaves a scar, so I'm just leaving them.
It's very hard to respect people on holiday - everybody looks so silly at the beach, it makes you hate humanity - but when you see people at their work they elicit respect, whether it's a mechanic, a stonemason or an accountant.
I think that a big part of comedy is being made fun of, and it is looking silly or looking stupid.
When I was younger, me and my brother got a video camera, and he used to direct and I used to act. We used to make these silly, stupid short films, which, looking back now, were probably horrible.
Those who claim to have had happy lives seem to be silly fools.
I know it may sound silly, but I think my short stories have a life and identity of their own. They crop up in all sorts of places.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SILLY»
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in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to silly
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A collection of silliness, both verbal and visual.
Invites the reader to solve the riddle of why Silly Milly likes certain things and dislikes others.
Wendy Cheyette Lewison, 2010
Today I Feel Silly
& Other Moods That Make My Day
Jamie Lee Curtis's zany and touching verse, paired with Laura Cornell's whimsical and original illustrations, helps kids explore, identify, and, even have fun with their ever-changing moods.
When silly pig thinks he's old enough to leave home, he tries out different things like digging, driving, and dancing.
These include humorous stories, fantasy stories, rhyming stories and stories from a range of cultures, accompanied by colour pictures.
Stella Gurney, Liz Million, 2005
A rhyming story of Silly Sally, who is joined by various animals as she travels to town--backwards and upside down.
Tilly is not an ordinary goose
Simon: A Silly
This is an eLIVE book. Each printed copy contains a special code redeemable for the free download of the audio version of the book.
Walt Disney's Silly
symphonies: a companion to the Classic ...
Silly Symphonies won every Academy Award presented to animation shorts throughout the 1930s.From the authors of the prize-winning Walt in Wonderland: The Silent Films of Walt Disney, this richly illustrated volume is a complete history of ...
Russell Merritt, J. B. Kaufman, Cineteca del Friuli, 2006
Presents an illustrated song in which children enjoy being silly, with an accompanying audio CD including fourteen additional silly children's songs.
Twin Sisters Productions, 2012
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SILLY»
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is used in the context of the following news items.
Kent Bush: Trump phenomenon is nothing new in political silly season
In presidential politics, the silly season comes before the real competition. Everyone is making a big deal about Donald Trump leading the pack of 16 ... «Wicked Local Ipswich, Jul 15»
Formula One's 'silly season' moves into overdrive
LONDON Sizzling temperatures are forecast for next week's Hungarian Grand Prix, the halfway point in the season, and Formula One's 'silly season' of rumour ... «Reuters UK, Jul 15»
Ian McKellen calls 'Superman' franchise 'a joke,' James Bond a 'silly …
"That's James Bond: 'Shaken, not stirred', silly, stupid, British twit... and then, Action Man! But X-Men is about the problems of being a mutant. And we've all felt ... «Toronto Sun, Jul 15»
Ben Stokes Hits Out at 'Silly' Australian Mind Games
England all-rounder Ben Stokes labelled Australia's attempts to put him off his game as "pretty silly" and claimed the Cardiff Test was "revenge" for the 5-0 ... «NDTVSports.com, Jul 15»
Law minister Gowda calls Vyapam scam 'silly issue', later retracts
Union minister for law and justice DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday created a storm by calling the Vyapam scam a "silly issue on which the Prime Minister ... «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
'I don't want to be the silly one in Strictly Come Dancing' says Alan …
TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh has said that he would love to join Strictly Come Dancing next year – but he does not want to take the role of the “silly one”. «Western Morning News, Jun 15»
I was called silly for doing Fashion: Priyanka Chopra
With the success of content-driven films led by women like Anushka Sharma and Kangana Ranaut, one lady who is sitting back and smiling is Priyanka Chopra, ... «Hindustan Times, May 15»
Calgary-Bow MLA-designate Deborah Drever says photos are "silly …
Questionable photos plucked from a newly-minted MLA's social media accounts are being dismissed as “silly” bullying attempts. Going viral the morning after the ... «Calgary Sun, May 15»
Dakota Fanning is silly in private
Dakota Fanning ''likes to be silly'' in private, but believes she hasn't gone off the rails like some of her Hollywood peers because she is very serious about her ... «TV3.ie, Apr 15»
Hannah Davis calls the Sports Illustrated backlash 'silly'
“There's controversy every year, so I think it's kind of just silly that they're making it out to be the big thing; I mean it's the swimsuit issue,” Davis said. “There are ... «Page Six, Feb 15»