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Origin of spun yarn
Words nearby spun yarn
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To that regard, Mulaney opens with its star spinning a longer joke-yarn based on something that had really happened to him.
He spun three times, stopped on a dime, and flashed the familiar “jazz hands” pose before walking away.
Remember all those palace-spun stories about how Prince Harry was showing a new-found mature side?
Powers had no chance to evade it, and bailed out as his U-2 spun down to earth.Russia’s Missiles Stung the World Long Before MH17|Clive Irving|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Qualms about violence versus sex aside, the book is a finely spun tale.
I didn't take much stock in the yarn at the time, but I'm beginning to think he had it straight.
Without embarking on another endless yarn let me note the fact that there are two schools amongst our brethren afloat.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
You can probably realize just how headquarters would take the sort of yarn we'd spin if we dashed in and told them the truth.
Before that time we always put rope-yarn between the lap of the boiler-plates to make the seams tight.
He said, 'Now you shall never make another boiler for me with rope-yarn.'