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welk

slang A shortening of "welcome" when used in the phrase "you're welcome." A: "Thanks for the advice!" B: "You're welk, my friend!"

welk

(wɛlk)
phr. you are welcome. “Welk,” said Fred, accepting my thanks.
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Lauryn Schneider nearly doubled the Prospect advantage when she rattled the bar in the 74th minute, while a sharp tackle and interception from Pullin ended a chance in close by Welk moments later.
Blayne Welk, Department of Surgery, Western University, London, ON, Canada; bkwelk@gmail.com
The book features myriad behind-the-scenes stories of life as a Mouseketeer as well as memories from his 21-year tenure as the resident dancer on The Lawrence Welk Show.
In a country where one of the most popular genres of music is called "alternative," the great refusenik Henry David Thoreau is a national icon, and acknowledged pot smokers have served as president (Bill Clinton) and speaker of the House (Newt Gingrich), would the last unabashedly mainstream American please turn off The Lawrence Welk Show?
The revered folk label - formed in the late 1940s by New York brothers Maynard and Seymour Solomon and originally home to the likes of Joan Baez, Tom Paxton and Country Joe & The Fish - is presently run by Larry Welk, son of the late easy-listening bandleader Lawrence Welk.
Over the course of his 35-year tenure at ABC-TV, he worked on numerous skeins including "Barney Miller," "Welcome Back Kotter" "The Lawrence Welk Show," "American Bandstand," "General Hospital" and "The Ernie Kovacs Show." He also worked on the 1984 Olympics, the first telecast of the Kennedy-Nixon debates and more than 20 Oscarcasts including the first in 1953.
Sophomore Ashley Heckman and her mother Evelyn Welk charged that teacher Chris Earley used a World History course to promote Christianity.
Entertainment included singer Jack Jones, the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra and the Stars of the "Lawrence Welk Show."
That youngster later went on to become nationally known for his accordion work with Lawrence Welk. His name: Myron Floren.
3 EDIS WELK, TILLER'S WEDGE (Atlas Press, 2001)I hadn't read a stitch in over a year--my crazy version of a juice fast--because there are just too many ideas.
Born on the same day as Lawrence Welk and Sharon Stone.
Cartoon sounds and Lawrence Welk licks soften the jungle aggression of "Think What You're Doing," while theremin wails give "Light from a Different Sun" an otherworldly glow.
Great-Grandma was a big TV watcher--soaps, Lawrence Welk, and the evening news--as well as a devout Catholic.
"Welk, hell have to catch us; he's like Ephrem - slow and old and..."
It occurred to me that all this might be vaguely embarrassing; in recent years it has become common to hear people all over the country speak of long-term marriage in a tone of voice that assumes it to be inextricably intertwined with the music of Lawrence Welk. In the presence of someone who has been married a long time to the same person, a lot of people seem to feel the way they might feel in the presence of a Methodist chergyman or an I.R.S.