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jur nee man

  • n  a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft

  • While it would be a stretch to see Tom Hanks' somber, journeyman character pulling off such a stunt, the comix version has a more exaggerated tone appropriate to its milieu.
  • Scott Fitzgerald wrote short stories with the speed of a tabloid rewrite man, and for the journeyman's unvarying reason: to satisfy a desperate and constant need for money.
  • Yet, on the final hole of the last round, Woods trailed journeyman Rocco Mediate, already in the clubhouse, by just one stroke.
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  • What P.J. Walters Needs to Do to Continue His Hot Start for the Minnesota Twins
    COMMENTARY | One year ago, P.J. Walters made his debut with the Minnesota Twins. Nobody knew about the right-hander except for a pair of brief stints with the Toronto Blue Jays and St. Louis Cardinals, but with the starting rotation struggling it was time to give the journeyman a chance.
    June 15, 2013 - Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports
  • H. Fury outpoints Mrazek to stay unbeaten
    After fighting just one week ago, 18-year-old heavyweight Hughie Fury (6-0, 4 KOs) was forced to go the distance against journeyman Tomas Mrazek (7-41-6, 5 KOs) in Norwich, England on Saturday. Fury dominated all six rounds in winning 60-54. The bout was Hughie’s first six-rounder.
    June 15, 2013 -
  • Nationals 5, Rockies 1: Ross Ohlendorf steps in to give Washington a lift
    Journeyman Ross Ohlendorf throws six strong innings and Ian Desmond powers offense to 5-1 win at Colorado.
    June 13, 2013 - Washington Post

  • Brad Bryant in USA Today
    I've always been a journeyman, and to come out here and beat a couple of the best players in the world on a day like today is near-miraculous, actually,said Bryant, who won only once in more than two decades on the PGA Tour before finding...
  • Paul Goydos in
    I'm more journeyman than veteran,said Goydos, who has won only twice in his 15 years on tour.
  • Allen Iverson in
    I'm starting to feel like a journeyman,Iverson said jokingly at the Pistons' shootaround before the game against the Raptors.

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