beveridge beveridge  /ˈbɛ və rɪdʒ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) British economist (born in India) whose report on social insurance provided the basis for most of the social legislation on which the welfare state in the United Kingdom is based (1879-1963)

News

  1. Hilarious Pinterest Board Parodies Hipster Toddler Photos

    Meet Quinoa. She is an immaculately dressed toddler with equally fabulous BFFs named Chevron and Fendi. She likes to twirl at dusk and take photos in front of vintage cars. If Quinoa sounds unbelievably precocious, that's because she's 100% made up. Quinoa is the fictional creation of Tiffany Beveridge, who has turned outlandish Pinterest photos of real-life toddlers into a hilarious parody ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Mashable

  2. Imaginary Stylish Toddler Sweeps Pinterest

    The blog Fucked in Park Slope uncovered a gem from the soul-sucking depths of Pinterest. There you'll find a board titled My Imaginary Well-Dressed Toddler Daughter (that reads like the next big meme), culled by "Wife, mother, freelance writer, aspiring novelist, maker of incredible cookies, kitchen dancer...middle child" Tiffany Beveridge. Each ... More »
    on June 20, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

Quotes

  1. "I thought Beveridge was outstanding with her long shots, while Medhurst tonight put it together. Between them they did a great job," Plummer said.
    on Feb 21, 2010 By: Norma Plummer Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. Dr Sentamu said: "The reforms which Tawney, Temple and Beveridge achieved in the 1940s represented the apogee of a shared 'big vision' for Britain in the last century. Intellectuals, church leaders and government agreed both on the big vision and on...
    on Jan 13, 2009 By: John Sentamu Source: Driffield Today

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