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People of color are on the internet just as much as anyone else but perhaps living in communities where no one believes that being a busybody is the key to anyone having a good day is the sine qua non.
You'd have married me last fall if some busybody hadn't filled your ears with scandal.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
Without playing the part of the busybody, we may study the facts of human nature, and be aware of the developments of society.
THE HEARTH-STONESAMUEL OSGOOD
But this was risky; it would bring him in view of a kitchen window whence some busybody might observe him.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
She vaguely knew this lady for a busybody, but she was in a situation which even busybodies might alleviate.
They may support you, or they may call you an interfering busybody for your pains; you'll have to take your chance of that.
An honest fellow, but something of a busybody, I should say.
PLAYS--FIRST SERIESAUGUST STRINDBERG
Some long-headed busybody might stumble on our secret and undo us.
CARETTE OF SARKJOHN OXENHAM
A careless and innocent word to that old busybody, Ahmed Mirka Pasha, at my table—that began it.
THE DARK STARROBERT W. CHAMBERS
He hurried across the kitchen in a busybody sort of stride and followed Yuma into the darkness.

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