Sentence Examples


  • Shakey Jake, named for a nervous tic, looked less nervous than he should have for someone facing heavy time.
  • The passenger, skinny and much younger, had a facial tic that was very noticeable after he pushed back his hat and looked slowly at Dean who, in turn, continued to smile his silly smile.
  • Mustache was Alfred Nota, from Boston, and tic-face was Homer Flanders, from Philadelphia.
  • Homer Flanders, Tic-Face to some of his friends, was found resting in a quiet corner of the Parkside bus terminal, his throat slit like a sec­ond grin.
  • At least if Cynthia Byrne's phone rang Sunday, it wouldn't be Arthur Atherton calling—he was on the menu with the Wassermann twins and tic-face Home Flanders in the big barbecue down below.

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