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2010-10-28 18:51:09

The teddy bear is a toy bear usually stuffed with soft, white cotton and having soft fur. Often it is used to entertain children and has become an enduring form of stuffed animals in many countries. The bears come in various styles and many have become collectors' items. The name comes from former US President Theodore Roosevelt whose nickname was "Teddy". The name came from a hunting indecent where Roosevelt's hunting buddies tied up a black bear for him to shoot. Roosevelt refused to...

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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.