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Synonyms for cootie

a parasitic louse that infests the body of human beings

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Lamb regarded her collecting and quiltmaking as complementary enterprises, conveying her message with seemingly-contradictory items, like the curious juxtaposition of the Virgin Mary and her phalanx of cooties.
Ten CDs for the price of a couple and the bands go alphabetically from Louis Armstrong and Charlie Barnet to Paul Whiteman and Cootie Williams.
One famous night Hamilton jammed with legends Sarah Vaughan, Frank Foster and Cootie Williams until 6am in Digbeth.
Kings Blues Cafe; Sal DeForte's Ristorante, fine-dining Italian restaurant; Cootie Browns, a southern specialty restaurant; and Toad's Place, a live entertainment, rock club.
Before then, the area was swamp, where Seminole Indians would hunt and gather cootie root used to produce starchy dough.
Little's studies have included the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), the American Paraplegia Society (APS), Military Order of Cootie Auxiliary, and the VA Rehabilitation Research & Development Service.
Arturo Sandoval's Trumpet Evolution is a tribute to trumpet players King Olivet; Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Rafael Mendez, Bunny Berigan, Cootie Williams, Roy Eldridge, Harry James, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Fats Navarro, Miles Davis, Maynard Ferguson, Chet Baker; Clifford Brown, Maurice Andre, Freddie Hubbard and Wynton Marsalis.
Even his summaries on the careers of Dizzy Gillespie, Mahalia Jackson, Louis Jordan, Dinah Washington and Cootie Williams are informative, warm and respectful, without a hint of scandal or dirt.
sued their school district for allowing their children to attend a performance of Cootie Shots: Theatrical Inoculations Against Bigotry for Kids, Parents and Teachers.
Cootie Stark, Sugar Man (Cello); Tevin Campbell (Qwest); Morgan Heritage, Don't Haffi Dread (VP); The Roots, Things Fall Apart (MCA), 100% Ginuwine (Sony 50/50); Mr.
Hasse's musical background pays off with clear descriptions of the performing styles of Ellington and his heralded sidemen (especially James "Bubber" Miley, "Tricky" Sam Nanton, Johnny Hodges, and Cootie Williams), and with keen technical observations that convey a broader cultural meaning - for instance, his insight that with the decline of the piano as a mainstay of middle-class homes and the subsequent marketing of cheap spinet pianos, we have lost a sense of how deeply resonant and mellifluous the pianos of Ellington's youth sounded (p.
So she responded with Cootie Shots: Theatrical Inoculations Against Bigotry for Kids, Parents and Teachers (cootieshots.
I can't remember now what the instruments were, but it immediately struck me that this was an approach with an affinity for the jazz approach, and had similarities with the way that Duke Ellington wrote pieces with the skills and sound of soloists such as Johnny Hodges, Cootie Williams etc in mind.
Berliner discusses Monk's well-known 1944 recording of the piece with trumpeter Cootie Williams to show that jazz composition is often a communal enterprise:
Its current production Cootie Shots has been invited to more than 100 elementary schools and will be published in September 2000 by Theatre Communications Group.