There were white-tusked wild males, with fallen leaves and nuts and twigs lying in the wrinkles of their necks and the folds of their ears; fat, slow-footed she-elephants, with restless, little pinky
black calves only three or four feet high running under their stomachs; young elephants with their tusks just beginning to show, and very proud of them; lanky, scraggy old-maid elephants, with their hollow anxious faces, and trunks like rough bark; savage old bull elephants, scarred from shoulder to flank with great weals and cuts of bygone fights, and the caked dirt of their solitary mud baths dropping from their shoulders; and there was one with a broken tusk and the marks of the full-stroke, the terrible drawing scrape, of a tiger's claws on his side.
I will also raise my own little pinky
finger to toast America's victory and wish them good luck for the final on Sunday, which I confidently predict they will win.
"In Brazil, we call that kind of shot 'hitting it with three toes', but mine was with one toe - the little pinky
With most compact grips, the little pinky
finger slips off the bottom end and you lose a great deal of gripping surface and strength.
Do you want a president who sits down to tea and crumpets with his delicate little pinky
finger protruding to feel which way the political wind is blowing, or do you want someone decisive?
So high-tech that the same umpire who yells 'no ball' and twirls his little pinky
in the sky to indicate a 'free hit' doesn't see the same thing happen whenever someone gets out.
Albion's future is in very safe hands, although the former's little pinky
took a battering.
After I graduated from college, I had some time off and decided to put up an online shop called The Little Pinky
He revealed: "Nancy and I did imagine me with a little pinky
ring, in rhinestone, with a glass of whisky and soda, sitting on a high stool on stage next to a piano doing six months in Las Vegas.
What rings true and is remarkable to me is at the 85-percent scale, you can still get all of your fingers on the grip, instead of having your little pinky
floating out in space or wrapped under the magazine floorplate.
"He's got a little crack on his little pinky
. He's the toughest bloke going around, and he's going to play.
One acquaintance proudly boasts that his little dwt of a son drinks tea from a china cup (no doubt with his little pinky
finger sticking out at the correct angle) even though he's still in nappies.
Cook for 5-6 mins, turning once until the fish is chargrilled on both sides but still a little pinky
in the middle.
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OK, now stick out your little pinky
. Isn't that what they tell you to do when you're drinking tea in polite society?