names names  /ˈneɪmz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) verbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument

Usage(s):

  1. Research shows that unpopular names are more likely to lead to a life of crime.
  2. A century and more ago when census takers began to go through the ghettos of German cities, Jews were obliged for the first time to adopt surnames.
  3. Feds say the al-Qaeda planner has given his interrogators the names of several key members of his organization who may be plotting terrorist attacks on America.

News

  1. Names released of Perry County couple found dead

    The names of the man and woman found dead from gunshot wounds on Friday have been released.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau

  2. Baby Names Inspired By Famous Fathers

    Sometimes the names of the fathers who sired future super achievers turn out to be a lot more interesting than those they bestowed on their progeny. For example, Truman Capote’s dad’s name was Archulus, Humphrey Bogart’s was Belmont, Bela Lugosi’s Istvan and Marc Chagall’s Khatskel.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  3. Names of Iowa peregrine falcon chicks announced

    The names were selected from suggestions submitted through MidAmerican's Facebook page.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KTVO Kirksville

Quotes

  1. "It was the wrong decision, and I think anybody that knows anything about the game knows that," Solo said. "There's no doubt in my mind I would have made those saves. ...... You have to live in the present. And you can't live by big names....
    on Sep 27, 2007 By: Hope Solo Source: USA Today

  2. "She has called me many, many names before even meeting me when I was in a wheelchair," said Mills, whose own legal team, in an ironic twist, was led by Princess Diana's divorce lawyer until she fired them in November.
    on Mar 17, 2008 By: Heather Mills Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I've spoken with all five guys concerning the NBA and have encouraged them to put their names in the draft," Kentucky head coach John Calipari stated. "They've all met individually with our compliance office to make sure they have a full...
    on Apr 7, 2010 By: Calipari Source: TSN

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