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fi sher man

  • n  someone whose occupation is catching fish

  • And so that was the challenge for Pope Benedict XVI in the first year of his pontificate: how to fill the shoes of the last man who filled the shoes of the fisherman.
  • At unpredictable moments the fisherman's mind fills with images of wide water, where brown trout hit large dry flies and pull long and hard.
  • Not the Greek fisherman's hat.
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  • Joe Barton in
    White House press secretary Robert Gibbs issued a statement saying that Barton's comments were "shameful" and that he appeared "to have more concern for big corporations that caused this disaster than the fisherman, small owners and communities...
  • Rahm Emanuel in Voice of America
    That is a philosophy. They see the aggrieved party here is BP, not the fisherman [of the Gulf states],he said. "That that would be the governing philosophy [of Republicans]. And I think what Joe Barton did is remind the American people -...
  • Neil Jordan in Artvoice
    I had this image of a fisherman [catching] this girl in his net,he explains. "It was a very captivating image and I designed a fairy tale around it. It was a challenge to construct a story that depends so much on fantasy, but that's what I...

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