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skeeter

(ˈskidɚ)
n. a mosquito. (Folksy.) A skeeter bit me on the arm.
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Phelan carves pathology onto the entire black community after confessing to a shocked Skeeter that "They are not like regular <i>people</i> ' (364).
and its product Skeeter Defeater will allow Infinite Outdoor Solutions to expand to the retail market for the first time.
Rowling (as gossip columnist Rita Skeeter at the Daily Prophet) wrote about spotting the DA in Patagonia, South America where the 2014 Quidditch Finals is happening.
Rowling had said in previous interviews that Ron was an auror with Harry at the ministry of magic but Skeeter now claimed that he has had to leave for unknown reasons.
Skeeter observes that Harry and friends are ''no longer the fresh-faced teenagers they were in their heyday'' and speculates about the state of Harry's marriage to Ginny Weasley.
Meanwhile, a young fellow by the name of Skeeter Skelton (who was destined to become a gunwriter of stature nearly equaling Elmer Keith) found the .
Skeeter Snacks focuses on one of the most common (and increasingly so), most dangerous food allergies--peanuts and tree nuts--and eliminates them entirely from the production process.
The Help By Kathryn Stockett Set in Jackson, Mississippi, in the early 60s, The Help follows the journey of three women - Aibileen, Minny and Miss Skeeter - as they cope with racial prejudice.
Determined to end the discrimination in Jackson, Skeeter pitches a book to editor Elaine Stein (Mary Steenburgen), detailing the extraordinary lives of the maids, who have spent countless years raising white children.
The recently completed Dictionary of American Regional English offers a broad history of how the English language is spoken in the US, and explains more than 60,000 regional words and phrases, revealing the mysteries of the likes of hoagie, skeeter and pandowdy.
Skeeter does not fit in very well with the rest of her social circle in Jackson: She is not married and ambitiously chooses to make a life for herself by writing, though she is currently confined to the housekeeping column of the local paper.
Skeeter Phelan, played by Emma Stone, is the daughter of an old, wealthy, socially connected white family in Jackson, Mississippi.
SKEETER DAVIS Country Hits 1958-1972 (T Bird Americana) * SKEETER Davis was born Mary Francis Penick in Dry Ridge, Kentucky in 1931.
The Help is driven by Stone's character Skeeter, a would-be writer determined to honour the lives of black women working for white families.
THE STORY In 1960s Mississippi, society girl Skeeter (Stone) turns to her best friend's black housekeeper aibileen (davis) to help her write a book about the black maids who spent their lives taking care of prominent Southern families.