But the key to positive identification was that stubby little finger on his left hand.
Over time, as cells reproduce, our telomeres become shorter and shorter, until they become so stubby that the process stops.
But how could they bronze that stubby little body, the melon head, the double chin?
"Yes, she does," declared Joel, shaking his stubby head decidedly.
Finally, the stubby scout rocket was winging its way over New York.
As it fell inside the fence, Billy kicked up his heels, whisked his stubby tail, and started down the road at a fast trot.
The soles of the old pair were intact, but the stubby toes were protruding.
He patted the animal's neck, called him pet names, and gently stroked his stubby mane.
"Watch him, stubby," said one of the young assemblyman's enemies.
Jimmy thereupon released them and stood up, brushing down his tousled hair with his stubby fingers.