I see you've had in-depth conversations with my stepsons, Tweedle Dumb and Tweedle Dee—and their lovely wives!
I played dumb but I don't think he's satisfied with all my answers.
Am I speaking simply enough, Dusty, or do I need to dumb it down more?
No one at the station is dumb enough to give out any information on personnel.
Did I dumb it down enough for you?
But Anatole was dumb, swung his foot, and smilingly examined the princess' hair.
Dumb doesn't get you all that stuff.
It was kind of a dumb thing for ol' Jeff to do, wasn't it?
There are a deaf and dumb institution at Danville (1823), an institution for the blind at Louisville (1842), and an institution for the education of feeble-minded children at Frankfort (1860).
She knows all the free-hand movements and the "Anvil Chorus" with the dumb-bells.
"You could play dumb," I hedged.
I was just pissed that some kids were messing around the mine— pulling that dumb stunt with the bones and all.
It'd be kinda nice to just think about fishing and TV and not having to wonder what suit is all over my ass because of some dumb new rule.
Some of the guys figure a dumb trick like a midnight swim ain't so surprising for a Yankee with a snoot full.
The family likes the stupid ones; they're too dumb to pull a double cross and if they overhear something, chances are they won't know what's being discussed.
9), and in their present shape were hardly pronounced in public - a fact that seems to be hinted at in the statement that he was " dumb " till the fall of Jerusalem (iii.26, xxxiii.
Biennial appropriations are made for the support of the deaf and dumb, the blind and imbecile children at various institutions in Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Livius himself took part in his plays, and in order to spare his voice he introduced the custom of having the solos (cantica) sung by a boy, while he himself represented the action of the song by dumb show.
Today, we discover things like "Wellbutrin helps people stop smoking" through chance and dumb luck.
On the afternoon of that eventful day, I stood on the porch, dumb, expectant.
If I do not succeed they resort to dumb show.
They are going to send me some money for a poor little deaf and dumb and blind child.
If a man lacking in self-confidence remains dumb on a first introduction and betrays a consciousness of the impropriety of such silence and an anxiety to find something to say, the effect is bad.
'Hey, are you dumb?' he shouted.
Dumb as a brick, but in the bedroom, my God–amaaaaazing!
I love you too, dumb ass.
The affairs of Europe during the years when Habsburg and Bourbon fought their domestic battles with the blood of noble races may teach grave lessons to all thoughtful men of our days, but none bitterer, none fraught with more insulting recollections, than to the Italian people, who were haggled over like dumb driven cattle in the mart of chaffering kings.
The number of aliens, of the deaf and dumb and the blind were also gathered.
An institution for the maintenance and education of children born deaf and dumb is maintained at Claremont, near Glasnevin (1816).
Charitable institutions of a high character are also prominent, among which are the Hospicio, which includes an asylum for the aged, infirm, blind, deaf and dumb, foundlings and orphans, a primary school for both sexes, and a girls' training school, and the Hospital de San Miguel de Belen, which is a hospital, an insane asylum, and a school for little children.
There are a number of charitable institutions devoted to the education of orphans, the blind and the deaf and dumb, which are admirably equipped and administered.
Amongst other buildings are the episcopal palace, with a museum of Roman and medieval antiquities, several convents, and the principal deaf and dumb institute in the country.
More than eighty churches, many of them of architectural value, are found scattered over the city, while the General Hospital, Women's Home, Children's Home, Children's Aid Shelter and Deaf and Dumb Institute speak of the benevolence of the citizens.
There are also two naval academies, asylums for the deaf and dumb, and numerous charitable institutions.
The state also makes annual appropriations for the care and education of blind and deaf and dumb persons in institutions outside of the state.
Other institutions of importance in Hartford are the American school for the deaf (formerly the American asylum for the deaf and dumb), founded in 1816 by Thomas H.
There are, moreover, industrial schools, orphanages and institutions for the deaf and dumb and blind.
Its principal buildings are an old palace, formerly the residence of the bishops of Augsburg and now government offices, a royal gymnasium, a Latin school with a library of 75,000 volumes, seven churches (six Roman Catholic), two episcopal seminaries, a Capuchin monastery, a Franciscan convent and a deaf and dumb asylum.
Among the educational establishments are a gymnasium, and Realschule, the Sophienstift (a large school for girls of the better class, founded by the grand-duchess Sophia), the grand-ducal school of art, geographical institutes, a technical school, commercial school, music school, teachers' seminaries, and deaf and dumb and blind asylums. An English church was opened in 1899.
The return air from fiery workings is never allowed to approach the furnace, but is carried into the upcast by a special channel, called a dumb drift, some distance above the furnace drift, so as not to come in contact with the products of combustion until they have been cooled below the igniting point of fire-damp. Where the upcast pit is used for drawing coal, it is usual to discharge the smoke and gases through a short lateral drift near the surface into a tall chimney, so as to keep the pit-top as clear as possible for working.
The charitable institutions include the county hospital, district asylum, a deaf and dumb home, the Kyle combination poorhouse, St John's refuge and industrial schools for boys and girls.
Contemporaneously appeared The Dumb Philosopher, or Dickory Cronke, who gains the power of speech at the end of his life and uses it to predict the course of European affairs.