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In 1938, Wilfred Dexter and his wife, Polly, opened Polly’s Pancake Parlor in Sugar Hill, New Hampshire.

In those early days, during the Great Depression, Polly began charting the weather daily, as well as attendance at the restaurant.

“Hundreds of newspapers covered it,” said Polly, who was a graduate student with the experiment at the time.

“When Polly was a child, and thought like a child, the world was a fluid place,” Jamie Harrison’s new novel begins.

Unfortunately, Polly lost a leg and requires permanent care, which includes a lot of frozen ants.

Terms of Endearment got made because Polly Platt was so persistent.

Polly wrote a letter of support, saying, “Ron is not normal.”

“We are talking about a very sophisticated eye,” writes Polly Mellen.

“If you see someone Polly Parroting, you can tell,” Tracey explained.

It is a bedtime story for adults, filled with first names only—Jack and Polly, Jane and Jean, Asa and Madge, Luke and Annie.

We find Wilkes as a poseur on literature in one of these entertaining letters to “dearest Polly.”

In her right hand she carried a cake; and the first thing the parrot said as she went towards him was, "Polly wants a cake."

I never seen anybody but lied one time or another, without it was Aunt Polly, or the widow, or maybe Mary.

Moreover, Polly was not in the least awe-stricken by Mrs. Slater's black silk gown, or the gold watch she wore at her belt.

This speech, while it mollified Polly, made Mary shudder, as she thought of Alice's being "managed" by such a woman.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to polly, such as: blabber, blabbermouth, busybody, canary, fink, and gossip.

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