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That volume — coffee- and beer-stained, dog-eared and scribbled in over the years — was eventually lost somewhere in Amsterdam.World class: Remembering legendary travel writer Jan Morris|Liza Weisstuch|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
Tucked away among the book’s many treasures is a photo of the original lyrics to Parton’s hit “Coat of Many Colors,” about a child who is mocked for wearing a coat of rags to school, scribbled on one of Wagoner’s dry-cleaning receipts.‘Dolly Parton, Songteller’ is a gold mine of little-seen photos and personal anecdotes|Allison Stewart|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
It draws from the “world’s largest doodling data set,” which includes more than 50 million drawings used to teach algorithms how to recognize crudely scribbled objects.This Billie Eilish cover is unlike any other (because it’s made by Google’s AI)|Stan Horaczek|November 24, 2020|Popular-Science
So that I got to speak with Stamaty himself, the son of cartoonist parents, at Caffe Reggio on MacDougal Street, a setting he scribbled any number of times, and right around the time I started scripting my first cartoon book was heavenly.The Unbearable Greatness of Comic King Mark Alan Stamaty|Eugene Robinson|November 4, 2020|Ozy
He says he enjoys lectures, PowerPoint presentations, a professor scribbling on a whiteboard.Football is back in Happy Valley. The coronavirus never left.|Kent Babb|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
So, I had a pen and a pencil and started scribbling and drawing, and I felt good about it.The Renegade: Robert Downey Sr. on His Classic Films, Son’s Battle with Drugs, and Bill Cosby|Marlow Stern|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He becomes angry, intransigent, furiously scribbling notes; Chaz meets determination with determination.
Scribbling notes in the classroom next door is Justine, a shy 17-year-old orphan who is the only female in her class.
A couple of ladies, standing on tiptoe, are scribbling over it with eyeliner and lipstick.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I caught his eye and made a motion with my hand, as if I were scribbling out the bill for our lunch.
A little boy aged two years and four months was deprived of a pencil from Thursday to Sunday for scribbling on the wall-paper.Children's Ways|James Sully
The "spirit writing" consists of unmeaning, unintelligible scribbling scrawls, and very rarely containing any letters or words.Second Edition of A Discovery Concerning Ghosts|George Cruikshank
And, scribbling a hasty memorandum, he pressed the electric button upon the arm of his chair.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
Williams was at a desk, the florist box lying in front of him, scribbling on a deposit slip.
Can't I turn the honest penny, scribbling for the weekly press, And in writing Sunday libels drown my private wretchedness?The Book of Humorous Verse|Various