looey

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looey

(ˈluːɪ)
n
(Military) military slang a lieutenant
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My signature outfit for everyday use is undoubtedly the Joy dress by Linea Etnika, which my dearest friend and business partner Looie Lobregat designed and named after me.
'Our main product line is still apparel decorated with handloom weaves,' said founder Looie Lobregat.
Three other White Sox who should have been mentioned are Frank "The Big Hurt" Thomas who will be in the Hall of Fame some day, and actual Hall of Famers Luis "Little Looie" Aparicio and Luke "Old Aches and Pains" Appling.
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Roberto became "Bobby"; Mateo, "Matty"; Luis, "Looie"; Dagoberto, "Bert." Guillermo Montanez, in the early years of his career with the Braves, recalled that the "public relation's man told me that I will be called 'Willie." (9) Despite Montanez's protests, his first name in the team media guide was printed "Willie." Moreover, Latin players often viewed with disdain the name "Chico," which was one of the most overused nicknames attached to players of Spanish-speaking decent.
We called him "Screwy Looie," on the grounds that the orders coming into the field from Ninth Air Force headquarters in Cairo usually didn't make a lot of sense.
To see Looie again, and Popi and my mom and my little girl Nilda, but also to see me.
Joy Belmonte and Looie Lobregat developed Linea Etnika, modern clothing using indigenous weaves.
Once upon a time, there was Rabbit, Little Poison, Pee Wee, Scooter, The Brat, Little Professor and Little Looie. They were leadoff hitters, a part of that ancient by-the-book strategy of "get 'em on, get 'em over, get 'em in."
His nickname was "Louis" -- pronounced "Looie," as it occasionally would be spelled later-which suggests a somewhat informal and congenial nature.
To date, Casa Mercedes has partnered with Al Valenciano's Balay ni Atong, which produces and markets fine Inabel weaving from Ilocos; Marga Nograles' Kaayo, which showcases modern Mindanao in fashion; Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte-Alimurung and Looie Lobregat-Ocampo's Linea Etnika, which makes casual wear using indigenous fabrics.