burns burns  /ˈbɜrnz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) United States comedian and film actor (1896-1996)
  2. (n) celebrated Scottish poet (1759-1796)

Usage(s):

  1. Of all bodily injuries, few are more traumatic than burns.
  2. Accidental burns among small children are common enough that some hospitals staff special wards to treat them.

News

  1. Research and Markets: Burns Partnering 2007-2013

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Burns Partnering 2007-2013" report to their offering.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. John Horne Burns, the Great (Gay) Novelist You’ve Never Heard Of

    The forgotten saga of John Horne Burns and his intemperate World War II masterpiece.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Mary Joan Burns

    Mary Joan Burns, 81, of Lorain, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her family under the care of New Life Hospice. The Burns family will receive family and friends Wednesday, June 12, 2013 from 4 to 8 P.M. in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper [...] The post Mary Joan Burns appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram . Click here to read this ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Chronicle-Telegram

Quotes

  • "The fire within burns again," the 27-year-old Henin said in an interview with VTM television. "The last 15 months, I've been able to recharge the batteries, emotionally as well."
    on Sep 22, 2009 By: Justine Henin Source: New York Times

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