"handsy" in the wild

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Wed Apr 29 02:33:51 UTC 2009

"to themselfs"??!

On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 9:33 PM, Victor <aardvark66 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Don't know the distribution of "handsy", but there 52K raw ghits. I
> happen to spot this one in the wild.
> http://blogs.pitch.com/plog/2009/04/kctv_channel_5s_scary_voice.php
> Â >>Our favorite Jedi Knight, Ash-har Quraishi, discovers that a former
> emergency room nurse at North Kansas City Hospital allegedly got way too
> handsy with sedated patients. A couple of anonymous women are accusing
> William S. Price of sexually assaulting them while they were sedated in
> the NKC ER.
> This meshes well with the Urban Dictionary definition:
> "An adjective to describe people who cannot keep their hands to themselfs."
> I must say that I've never heard it ... until now.
> Â  Â VS-)

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