eighty eighty  /ˈeɪ ti/


  1. (n) the cardinal number that is the product of ten and eight
  2. (adj) being ten more than seventy



  • Another eighty-five years would be the death of me.


  1. Pub Eighty Eight Opens on Bradenton's Old Main Street

    Pub Eighty Eight on Old Main Street is open and ready to rock.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bradenton Herald

  2. Sales of George Orwell's '1984' Have Gone Up 3,100% in the Past 24 Hours

    George Orwell's dystopian fiction Nineteen Eighty-Four is enjoying a renaissance. According to the lastest sales rankings published by Amazon.com, sales of the classic novel's 2003 reprint have spiked 3,100% over the past 24 hours as coverage has widened of the fresh reports (and new confusion) about the National Security Agency's data gathering programs and the 29-year-old Booz Allen Hamilton ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  3. ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’ Sales Spike Amid Surveillance Disclosures

    Big Brother is having a moment, as sales of "Nineteen Eighty-Four" spike amid disclosures of far-reaching American surveillance programs.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Wall Street Journal Blogs


  1. "He twice read the Encyclopedia Britannica from cover to cover, from A to Z," Reid added. "He was the only American to earn his law degree while serving as a member of Congress." "Four thousand, eighty-one American soldiers have died....
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Harry Reid Source: NewsOK.com

  2. "America has lost a great patriot. The Second Amendment has lost a faithful friend," said Wayne LaPierre, of the National Rifle Association of America, in a statement. "So have I, and so have four million NRA members and eighty million gun...
    on Apr 6, 2008 By: Wayne LaPierre Source: Sarasota Herald-Tribune

  3. "Eighty percent is preparation to get you to Victory lane," said Scott Pruett, who has been part of the past two Daytona wins in a Ganassi Lexus Riley.
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Scott Pruett Source: International Herald Tribune

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untenable untenable
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