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1. A spirit; a soul; a shade; also, an apparition. See Spright. Gaping graves received the wandering, guilty sprite. (Dryden)

2. An elf; a fairy; a goblin.

3. (Science: zoology) The green woodpecker, or yaffle.

Origin: OE. Sprit, F. Esprit, fr. L. Spiritus. See Spirit, and cf. Sprightly.

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Hot water = safe to drink?

... is that any better for you. My girlfriends mom told me to drink some because of my sour throat... And what about that white soda thing? Does sprite or 7 up really settle the stomach?

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by i_r_e_d
Wed May 24, 2006 4:53 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hot water = safe to drink?
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Can food be addicting?

It's as much the sugar as the caffiene though. I know in elementary school, there's a kid who would buy at least 1 sprite per day...he'd borrow money to buy it

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by mith
Wed Jun 08, 2005 7:59 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can food be addicting?
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