2 edition of Mugwump Canadian found in the catalog.
Includes excerpts from Denison"s writings.
|Statement||by Dick MacDonald.|
|Contributions||Denison, Merrill, 1893-|
|LC Classifications||PS3507.E547 Z76|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 204 p. :|
|Number of Pages||204|
|LC Control Number||75313181|
The word actually appears in the book’s sequel Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator. And in The Twits, Dahl used a form of the word as the name of Muggle-wump the Monkey. Author Kris Posted on 28/04/ Categories General Dahl News Tags charlie. n mugwump An Indian chief, an Indian leader. Said to have been used among the Indians and whites of Massachusetts and Connecticut in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. n mugwump A person of importance; a man of consequence; a leader. In this sense long in local use along the coast of Massachusetts and the Connecticut shore of Long Island Sound.
The vote was close, but with Mugwump support, Cleveland squeaked out a victory. With limited success, President Cleveland fought the patronage system and . reesetee commented on the word mugwump. I always got a kick out of it myself. Interesting etymology, according to the Online Etymology Dictionary: ", jocular for 'great man, boss,' Amer. Eng., from Algonquian (Natick) mugquomp 'important person,' used since of Republicans who refused to support James G. Blaine's presidential candidacy, hence 'one .
mugwump Chronicles I am a horse trainer and a story teller. Monday, Ap This isn't unusual for me. I will begin a project, a new tack room, a book outline, a rock wall, mulching my pasture, and suddenly stop. I wander off to another unfinished project and stare at it, wondering why it's still not done. Eventually, I see a. mugwumps (mŭg´wŭmps´), slang term in U.S. political history for the Republicans who in deserted their party nominee, James G. Blaine, to vote for the Democratic nominee, Grover Cleveland.. See L. W. Peterson, The Day of the Mugwump ().
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The Mugwump (also: Old Tessie and Monster of Lake Temiscamingue) is a lake monster which has been alleged to live in Lake Timiskaming, on the border of the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec Etymology. The name "mugwump" comes from an Algonquin word, the exact In the book, the "monster of Lake Region: Lake Timiskaming, Ontario/Quebec.
When the book was published, John and Mary Savigny came to Toronto, stayed at a posh hotel, and, joined by myself and wife Jane, enjoyed a sumptuous celebratory dinner.
A toast was proposed to Merrill Denison and thanks given for his most generous gift to the people of Ontario — the property that today is known as the enormously popular Bon. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: MacDonald, Dick, Mugwump Canadian.
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mugwump definition: 1. a person who likes to be politically independent and does not support or remain loyal to any. Learn more. MUGWUMP. MUGWUMP. A Natick Indian word signifying "great chief" and used by the Puritan missionary John Eliot in his Algonquian Bible (–) to translate the English words "duke" and "centurion." It entered the American popular lexicon in the early nineteenth century as a humorous term for a person in authority.
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Mugwump definition is - a bolter from the Republican party in Did You Know. The Mugwumps were Republican political activists in the United States who switched parties from the Republican Party by supporting Democratic candidate Grover Cleveland in the presidential election of They switched because they rejected the financial corruption associated with Republican candidate James G.
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Dahl's story The Twits - published in. Mugwump Independent Political Thoughts. Posted on March 1, March 1, by Avery Quesnel. Democracy and Denial: Liberal and green parties) the PC party quickly rallied behind the idea of a referendum to determine the future of the Canadian electoral system.
However this strategy was merely a thinly veiled attempt to shoot down the. The dictionary website says: “Mugwump is an anglicised version of a word used by Massachusett Indians to mean ‘war leader’.” “The word was sometimes jestingly applied in early America to.
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"Muggle-Wump" is a fictional character in some of Roald Dahl's books for children, and "the Muggle-Wumps" are his family. A Muggle-Wump appears in The Enormous Crocodile and there is a Muggle-Wump with a family in The Twits.
A character resembling him (shown in Quentin Blake's illustrations) also appears in The Giraffe and the Pelly and first two stories have him. Mugwump Chronicles book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A popular equine blog filled with stories about the horses I have known.
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But instead of finding answers to Mugwump’s disappearance, the beautiful and sensual island of Madeira stirs the sister’s longings and she begins to examine the choices.Welcome to Mugwumpee. We are very excited to announce that we are going to be collaborating on our next project with to bring new life into two Ercol chairs.
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