benny benny  /ˈbɛ ni/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) East Indian annual erect herb; source of sesame seed or benniseed and sesame oil
  2. (n) United States comedian known for his timeing and delivery and self-effacing humor (1894-1974)

News

  1. Napoleon offers to slash $2M from sheriff's budget

    Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon offered Tuesday to trim about $2 million in expenses from his debt-ridden department as the county continues to struggle with deficits.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. Napoleon offers to cut $2M from sheriff's budget

    Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon offered Tuesday to trim about $2 million in expenses from his debt-ridden department as the county continues to struggle with deficits.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  3. Napoleon says quicker dockets, more tethers can help rein in budget

    Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon argued Tuesday that his department's $30-million deficit won't disappear without better management of court dockets and better use of the tethering program to reduce the jail populations.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

Quotes

  1. "Benny Parsons was the kindest, sweetest, most considerate person I have ever known," said Darrell Waltrip, a three-time NASCAR champion. "He was almost too nice to be a race car driver, and I say that as a compliment. In my 30 odd years of...
    on Jan 16, 2007 By: Darrell Waltrip Source: SI.com

  2. "Benny Parsons was a true champion, both on the racetrack and in life," NASCAR Chairman Brian France said. "Benny loved our sport and the people that make it up, and those people loved him. He will be remembered as being a great ambassador...
    on Jan 16, 2007 By: Brian France Source: USA Today

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