She laughed to herself: Not wise to poke the bear.
It was equally obvious that the group was uniform in their ability to poke fun at one another as well as an unsuspecting visitor.
That way, we can poke through everything in privacy.
P. decandra, the North American Poke Weed or Red Ink plant, grows 5 to io ft.
While Cynthia didn't answer, her eyes told him if he did poke around, he'd better not get himself in deep do-do doing it.
How do I know the two matters aren't tied together unless I poke a bit?
. .but mild snooping was second nature to him, so he began to poke around Joseph Dawkins's room.
He gave him a smile and a poke and Donnie's anxiety seemed to melt away.
Quinn could poke around with his experiments on his own time as he'd done all summer.
"I don't know what they dug up but what I found is a bit of a mystery," Fred answered as he began to poke in the refrigerator.
poke looks frail, with a bony shoulder poking out of his faded Batman T-shirt.
He is never slow to poke fun at himself or others nor to muse on the rightness of things.
Breakfast items are large and consist of some form of loco moco (usually rice, hamburger patty, egg and gravy) while lunch and dinner specialties include poke, crab and sashimi.
He hated being off balanced and felt the need to poke at her, until he was able to figure out what made her tick.
At the end of the century the waistline rose and the poke bonnet evolved.
Talking about having a good poke, any news on the rather delicate matter I asked you about?
To observe the earthlings in their natural environment and gently poke fun at them.
Normally he wouldn't have been able to resist the urge to poke fun at Duncan's supposed credulity.
knockabout stuff, and the chance to poke fun at the Tories when they're down.
poke a hole in Whales head?
poke the ball past him allowing Carroll to tap the ball in seemingly from an offside position.
poke root tincture to kick my immune system into high gear.
poke bonnet evolved.
poke fun at the British.
poke holes and guano of Brown Kiwi, on the track!
Instead they hesitated and allowed substitute Williams to sneak in and toe poke past a bewildered Beresford.
poke with a stick.
poke around, you may find the perfect place for you.
The defence-splitting pass played in the pacy striker only for him to poke the ball wide of the post from 18 yards.
I use poke root tincture to kick my immune system into high gear.
He figures with Desportes in the disdainful couplet of Boileau on Ronsard: "Ce poke orgueilleux, trebuche de si haut, Rendit plus retenus Desportes et Bertaut."
Some are compacted into little balls so that only the strings poke out into the four space-time dimensions we observe.
This was awkard at first as it kept running in but soon enough it was big enough to poke an upside down head into.
They'll poke and prod any type of hole, and this can be dangerous when the holes are a part of an electrical outlet.
She may want to pull your pet's tender ears and tail, or poke him in the eyes.
Poke floral wire into the opening created by rolling the sock, and wrap the wire with floral tape.
To test if a plant needs water, poke your finger a few inches into the soil.
Why dress your baby up in plain, boring blue or pink when you can poke some fun at all the baby-isms?
Why must kitties poke their heads into even smaller spaces?
When working with square or rectangular cushions, avoid bulk in the corners by trimming the seam allowance and turning the fabric using a knitting needle to poke out the corners.
Poke several holes in the bag and check the moisture level, adding water as necessary.
There are movies that humorously display typical holiday stresses and poke fun at these events, but in reality stressful situations can really take a toll.
Unfortunately, some of these groups will poke fun at other people.
If your hands are shaky or if you are afraid you might poke him, don't try pinning the boutonniere yourself.
Stick the pin into the bottom left corner of the stem and weave it back out of the lapel on the jacket, making sure the pin doesn't stick out or poke his skin.
Poke them in the sand castle, one on top and a few more scattered around.
Watch out for loose pieces that may snag the towels or even pinch and poke someone's skin.
Use a floral wire to poke a tiny hole in the center of the flower, and place it on a flower former to dry.
Poke a pearl-tipped floral wire through the hole and secure it with a little gum paste glue.
Poke a small scissors through the middle of the shapes, and cut them out.
Poke through the paper to remove the cut shapes.
Poke a little fun at your friend or relative during the birthday celebration.
At least Kevin Federline can poke fun at himself.
If you aren't a Stooges fan, this movie should definitely be one to check out…even if it is just to see Benicio Del Toro poke Sean Penn in the eyes.
Place both loaves on a greased cookie sheet and use a fork to poke holes all over the top of each.
The electrostatic charge is comparable to the static poke you might feel if you walked on a carpet and then touched a metal object.
Shape your eight piles into eight little log shapes or rectangular bricks and poke them with a fork.
Using a thin skewer, poke a few holes in each biscuit to help them bake more evenly.
P. acinosa, the Indian Poke, comes from the Himalayas, and, while much resembling P. decandra, is a little less tall, with its berries in drooping clusters instead of held erect.
In the home garden growing strawberries in planters such as strawberry pots, tall terracotta containers with pockets for the plants to poke out of is an easy endevour.
If you have to use plastic bags, poke holes in them for ventilation.
Cover the jar with plastic wrap and poke a few holes in the top to allow the mixture to breathe.
Also, make sure your jacket is fitted in the shoulders without straining or allowing extra material to bunch up or poke out.
Simply take a pin and poke a couple of holes in a plastic cup.
There's no holding back at jokes that poke fun at things like old age, menopause, memory loss and daily life.
The site includes pages of longer jokes that poke fun at old age.
You can also hold the R1 button for a poke check, pointing the direction of your hockey stick using the right analog stick.
Throw the poke ball pressing up and B, then let go when the ball starts to jerk.
When you throw a regular poke ball, hold the down + B until it explodes.
Once you do, though, you can request renders in one forum, poke around another to see what others have shared, and after becoming a premium member, you gain access to "premium renders."
If you poke your Mii (by press 'A') on the head, each arm or leg, and the stomach, he or she will do some animation.
At this age, most infants begin to poke at objects with their index fingers.
Let pieces poke out for a truly messy look.
Poke the center of the "X" which will cause the center of the folds to fall inwards and the outer edges to pop up slightly.
Make homemade sugar or gingerbread cookies, poke a hole in the top before baking, and tie to your tree with a pretty ribbon bow.
Most of these crazy funny Christmas songs poke fun at traditional carols or offer a truly contemporary look at the way holidays are celebrated today.
That way, the belly can poke through and the momto-be does not have to feel like she's exposing too much skin.
Similarly, gifts that poke fun at marriage foibles in demeaning or harsh terms should be avoided at this type of optimistic celebration, as well as any gifts hinting far beyond the wedding ceremony - starting a family, for example.
In the program will not offer you a refund within a probation period, make sure they'll let you poke around first before committing.
Poke the exposed end of the toothpick into the apple to make the neck and head of the turkey.
Take three gum drops and stack them on the toothpick leaving enough of the toothpick exposed to poke into the apple for the turkey feathers.
Make five stacks of colored gumdrops continuing to poke them in a half circle around the apple.
With a little ingenuity and perseverance, your kids could be rolling in the dough before the first flowers of spring poke through the ground.
To attach the string to the kite, poke a small hole in the plastic at the point where the skewers cross.
Carefully poke a hole in the paper where the skewers cross in the middle.
These videos are meant to poke fun at paranormal investigators.
Whenever you're searching for ghost videos online, the first thing you'll notice is that a significant number of them are spoofs or prank videos that are meant to poke fun at the entire field of the paranormal.
Post Cards.Org: This site has e-post cards with that poke fun at the concept of the devil.
However, if your city or town boasts a large number of vintage stores, poke around to see if you have any luck finding authentic 80s neon jellies to add to your collection.
Take the can out and use a hammer and nail to poke holes in the can where you have marked.
Poke a hole or two in the top of the dough so you can run a ribbon through to hang the hand print.
Poke a hole with scissors and cut around the inner edge to make frame.
Make sure you make them large enough that you can poke a hole through the center for your beading wire to go through.
Starting 1/2" in from the edge of each piece, poke holes around the circumference every 1/2" inch using a crochet needle.
Your feet should be together and your body straight like a fire poke.
Once the cake layers are completely cooled, poke random holes along the surface of the first layer of cake with a toothpick.
Place the second cake layer over the first layer, and poke random holes along the cake surface.
The last days of the corset, before the modern version we see online and in catalogs, made the butt and hips poke out to the back, and the chest lean forward creating an S-shaped silhouette.
Poorly inserted underwires can cause itching and can even poke out or cause injury.
Searching for pop song parodies lyrics is a popular pastime for many fans of pop music as well as those who like to poke fun at the genre.
A parody song is a song that is set to the tune of a popular melody, but the lyrics are changed to poke fun at the song's original lyrics, pop-culture, or even the songwriters themselves.
There are parodies that poke fun at artists, and there are parodies that include a play on words.
Song parodies are usually made when a song becomes very popular, as a way to poke fun at the original song and to make people laugh.
Poke holes in the top, string some ribbon through them and hang them from a light fixture or ceiling panel.
Poke a hole in the top and hang with string or thread.
Here, alas, political issues may well poke their ugly heads above the parapet.
pig in a poke, in other words.
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