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Noodling has been around a long time. Any old time pin head knows what that it

Scott you going BC this weekend? Will be up on the back side of Maddona

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From: Vermont Skiing Discussion and Snow Reports
[mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Scott Danis
Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2008 3:42 PM
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Subject: Re: [SKIVT-L] (OT) VT Spelling Bee


It's about time for the organizers to update their dictionaries.  Everyone
knows it's called noodling (origin:jumpin' jim).

On Thu, 20 Mar 2008 15:38:52 -0400, roger Klinger <[log in to unmask]>
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>She missed wedel?
>
>Your daughter may be a source of pride to your family and to those of
>us who teach at her school, and I'll be sure to congratulate her when
>I see her, but she missed wedel?  Your daughter is obviously not the
>ski fanatic that you are.
>
>On 3/20/08, Alex Friend <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>> Quick, what word matches this definition?
>>
>> v., To ski downhill by moving the rear of the skis from side to side, making
>> a series of short quick turns while following the fall line. Language of
>> origin: German.
>>
>> Yesterday my daughter had an excellent showing in the Vermont Spelling Bee,
>> making it to sixth place out of 35 contestants from middle and elementary
>> schools around the state. She rattled off cabana, begonia, antipasto,
>> patina, eiderdown, kudzu, conquistador, and durwan (from Persian, a
>> doorman), before coming up against the word that stumped her: wedel.
>>
>> Total Ski Content: minimal at best. But I'm proud of her. Now, back to
>> carving and shussing.
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