merman merman  /ˈmɜr ˌmæn/


  1. (n) United States singer who appeared in several musical comedies (1909-1984)
  2. (n) half man and half fish; lives in the sea


  1. Fire damages Pullman apartment

    PULLMAN, Wash. -- Firefighters credit a neighbor at the Terre View Crossings apartments in Pullman, Washington to help keep a fire confined to one of the apartment units. The neighbor smelled smoke Saturday morning.  The neighbor then went around checking nearby apartments until he saw the flames. The neighbor called 911 to report the fire at 11:43 a.m. at 1540 NE Merman Drive.  He told ...
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Spokane

  2. Musical will trace the life of Ethel Merman

    Mary Ryzuk will perform as Ethel Merman in “Broadway Diva” at 1:30 p.m. July 2 at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison. The fee is $11, or $8 for Community Campus members. For more information, contact Sue Horwitz at 732-494-3232.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Edison-Metuchen Sentinel

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  1. "The whole company was thrilled to be working with Ethel Merman," Engel said. "Her reputation was very formidable, of course, but she was tremendously professional. And, as a performer, she was absolutely magical. About 15 years ago, someone...
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Georgia Engel Source: Wicked Local Plympton

  2. "Yes, Julianne has a big mermaid tail; it's interesting," Leibovitz recalled from the shoot. "Michael, too. His movements were so graceful and beautiful you just felt like you were watching a real merman."
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: Annie Leibovitz Source: FOXBusiness

  3. Rudetsky, according to press notes, "will be doing his web-famous deconstructions of all the Broadway belters he's obsessed with, as well as giving tons of inside scoop. . .Come hear Seth compare/contrast classic belters like Merman, Diva belters...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Seth Rudetsky Source:

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