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Noun1.Sparidae - porgiesSparidae - porgies; scups      
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
sparid, sparid fish - spiny-finned food fishes of warm waters having well-developed teeth
genus Pagrus, Pagrus - a genus of Sparidae
genus Pagellus, Pagellus - sea breams
Archosargus, genus Archosargus - a genus of Sparidae
genus Lagodon, Lagodon - a genus of Sparidae
genus Calamus, Calamus - a genus of Sparidae
Chrysophrys, genus Chrysophrys - Australian snapper
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Humpty Dumpty was a cannon used in the Civil War, Baa Baa Black Sheep referred to a medieval wool tax, Georgie Porgie was the Prince Regent, who became George IV, an obese royal of more than 17 stone with a waist of 50 inches, who nonetheless liked the ladies.
JORGIE PORGIE Jorgie Porter and, below, with Roxanne Pallet
This was the subject of Kipling's "Georgie Porgie," in which a British officer purchases a Burmese girl, but later returns to the UK to marry a European woman.
She also just released a new track with Georgie Porgie on the Music Plant Group Label titled, Rise Again
They are all like: Georgie Porgie, Puddin' and Pie, Kissed the girls and made them cry, When the boys came out to play, Georgie Porgie ran away.
George Porgie is only doing it to lose weight, so no need to send any food parcels to No 11.
Matron Grant, Senator, Norris Bain's wife, Marcelle Belmar's mother, Merle Hodge, Chris Stroude, Porgie Cherubim, Avis and Jackie were in the room.
I don't know how many of you were caught up in the nearly foaming-at-the-mouth excitement over the birth of Georgie Porgie.
Oh, and we think things are getting worse and that Georgie Porgie hasn't got a clue about how to grow the economy.
Porgie (family) Sparidae Oyster toadfish Opsanus tau Mackerel (family) Scombridae Lefteye flounder (family) Bothidae Fish (superclass) Pisces Dusky flounder Syacium papillosum Drum (family) Sciaenidae Cero Scomberomorus regalis Broad flounder Paralichthys squamilentus Atlantic angel shark Squatina dumeril Yellow jack Caranx bartholomaei Whitespotted soapfish Rypticus maculatus Threadtail conger Uroconger syringinus Stingray (genus) Dasyatis sp.