sock puppet


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sock puppet

n.
1. A hand puppet made from a sock.
2. Computers A pseudonymous online identity adopted to further the user's real-life interests or to agree with sentiments the user has already expressed online.

sock puppet

n
1. (Theatre) a simple puppet made from a sock and worn over one hand
2. (Communications & Information) an extra online identity created by a member of a discussion forum, etc, to agree with opinions submitted under his or her usual online name
sock puppeteer n
sock puppetry n
Translations
Sockenpuppe
sockpuppetsokpop
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8220;I've had a passion for filmmaking ever since I can remember, and I wanted to bring the Blue Springs story to life, but found that sock puppets where the only way I could get around the story arc with the budget I had,” said Matthew Porter, Creator of the Blue Springs web series.
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Its programme includes pirate training, arts & crafts, including origami and sock puppet making, a mini disco shed, pillow fights and bedtime stories at twilight.
Bad enough that the restaurant chain may have taken to using fake sock puppet Facebook accounts to defend itself over the internet.
Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre, Eden Court Theatre, Inverness Ages 16+.
Projects include a PVC tepee, sock puppet squid, $10 electric guitar, cardboard boomerangs and the Jitterbug robot.
In one experiment, described in the August issue of Psychological Science, children exhibited nonrandom sampling skills after watching a sock puppet draw different colored flowers from a container of toys.
Meanwhile, my only friend is a sock puppet called Mr Cheesles.
WANNABES: Lauren Francis, above, arrives for her audition, while other hopefuls, including one with a hand-made Simon Cowell sock puppet, wait for their chance to shine Simon Cowell and fellow judge Pixie Lot in Cardiff for the X Factor auditions
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