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cootie

(ko͞o′tē)
n. Slang
A body louse.
A popular term for a body louse—Pediculus humanus
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The issue at the core of the lawsuit is Cootie Shots' message of tolerance for different sexual orientations.
Originally published as an anthology of 50 plays, songs, poems and works of art, then rewritten for the stage, Cootie Shots teaches tolerance and celebrates diversity, presenting role models from many different races, cultures, genders, sexual orientations, classes, religions and ages.
Our latest play Cootie Shots is a collection of short plays and songs for elementary students dealing with the subject of bigotry in all forms--bullying, name-calling, sexism.
I am so impressed with the strength of character of the VFW and its Ladies Auxiliary and the Military Order of the Cootie and its Ladies Auxiliary members," he said.
I lifted its face, and inside its hollowed-out center was Blues, Boogie & Bop: The 1940s Mercury Sessions (Verve), a seven-CD set collecting sounds by Albert Ammons, Helen Humes, Jay McShann, Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, Roy "Professor Longhair" Byrd, Rex Stewart, Buddy Rich, Cootie Williams and a few others.
As was the Duke's practice, various sidemen are spotlighted with their instruments, and especially delightful are solos by Johnny Hodges, Cootie Williams, Lawrence Brown and other superb jazz men associated with Duke over the years.
Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 523, Clinton, and the Military Order of the Cootie, the American Legion, the Franco-American Club, and the Leominster Eagles.
Hines's premier soloist, Budd Johnson, was lesser known in his day than soloists such as Cootie Williams, Lester Young, or Goodman, and remains probably more obscure today.
Harlem pictured an earlier New York scene, Concerto For Cootie illustrated how a piece can be specifically tailored for its intended trumpeter and Duke's arrangement of Gershwin's Rhapsody In Blue used Paul Whiteman as a go-between.
The ultimate form is the set of acts that prevent cootie pollution.