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The earliest crabs were very different from those alive today, and their appearance was “mostly something in between lobstery-looking and crabby-looking,” Luque says.Entombed in amber, this tiny crab hails from the age of dinosaurs|Kate Baggaley|October 20, 2021|Popular-Science
When I was a Catholic school kid in the late 1960s and early ’70s, many of my teachers were joyful Franciscans, not the crabby, knuckle-rapping ones of earlier decades.Why Nun Stories Are About to Become Your Next Pop-Culture Obsession|Stephanie Zacharek|September 2, 2021|Time
For us, this is Louis C.K. and his crabby, melancholic, and profanely funny half-hour comedy.Why Is Louis C.K. So Funny? He Uses Humor as a Moral Compass.|Andrew Romano|May 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Never underestimate the power of “crabby snacks and homemades.”Oscar Nominations Shockers: Ben Affleck, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kathryn Bigelow & More|Marlow Stern|January 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Crabby American billionaires want their money back, writes John Avlon.
It makes kids crabby and compromises their ability to learn.
Today, Nichol comes across as downright crabby when asked about the senator.
There comes a time when a woman has to make up her mind to choose between being called a 'dear old soul' or a 'crabby old thing.'Her Royal Highness Woman|Max O'Rell
Persius is crabby, because ancient, and his jerks (being particularly given to private customs of his time) dusky.The Works of John Marston|John Marston
I entertained myself with keeping her to the subject, and that made her crabby.Rene Mauperin|Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
Time was getting short, and it was no use wasting time on my crabby landlady.My Friend Smith|Talbot Baines Reed
Accordingly the Hermit exerted himself to please, and it would really have taken more than three crabby boys to resist him.A Little Bush Maid|Mary Grant Bruce