In the past few months, she said, Vivienne has blossomed, eagerly making new friends and becoming a "happy, babbly
Mr Wills said: "She was a babbly
, amenable baby, goo-ing and gaa-ing and making noises.
The questionnaire consisted of 12 questions regarding everyday events, such as: difficulty in listening or understanding in a noisy environment; not understanding well when someone speaks fast or "babbly
"; difficulty following oral instructions; difficulty in identifying and discriminating speech sounds; inconsistency of responses to auditory information; poor reading ability; asking to repeat things; being easily distracted; having academic or learning difficulties; short attention span; dreaming awake; being inattentive; and being unorganized.
We suspect--or maybe hope--that Phil is going to be the oily player who lures Bobby into his world of corrupt glamor, but Carell, looking appealingly fleshy, plays Phil as a busy, babbly
Type-A mensch who gives his nephew errands to run and finds the time to introduce him to all the right people.
She's got that lovely endearing babbly
way about her.
Some poets take on the Everything challenge with a babbly
glibness, but for a serious poet it's obviously a daunting task, and it has led to some brave and marvelous offerings, such as Crane's "The Bridge," Eliot's Four Quartets, Stevens's "The Auroras of Autumn"; good contemporary examples include poems by Robert Pinsky, Albert Goldbarth, Susan Mitchell, and (in a self-ironic manner) Kenneth Koch.
She's got that lovely, endearing babbly
way about her.