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navel

nay vuhl

  • n  a scar where the umbilical cord was attached
    you were not supposed to show your navel on television
    they argued whether or not Adam had a navel
  • n  the center point or middle of something
    the Incas believed that Cuzco was the navel of the universe

  • Japan has long had a special regard for the navel.
  • They ripped off the best bits of Franz Ferdinand and the Strokes-speed, swagger and hooks upon hooks-but instead of hipster navel gazing, Arctic Monkeys' singer Alex Turner looked .
  • Sabet responds that Muslim men too have a dress code: the Koran forbids them to wear saffron or silk or expose skin from navel to knee.
News & Articles

  • BHS Graduate Going To Naval Academy | Video
    This year approximately 18,000 students applied to the United States Navel Academy, and only about 1,200 are accepted. Daniel Russell is one of the few North Dakotans that got in.
    June 8, 2013 - KFYR-TV Bismarck
  • BHS Graduate Going To Naval Academy | Video
    This year approximately 18,000 students applied to the United States Navel Academy, and only about 1,200 are accepted. Daniel Russell is one of the few North Dakotans that got in.
    June 8, 2013 - KFYR-TV Bismarck
Quotes

  • David Miliband in BBC News
    But Mr Miliband, speaking at Labour's annual conference in Bournemouth, said: "Europe needs to look out, not in, to the problems beyond its borders that define insecurity within our borders. It doesn't need institutional navel-gazing and that is why...
  • John Sentamu in Times Online
    The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, accused the Church of wasting its time on internal politics: "Jesus Christ is in the streets weeping. Did you see the newspaper that said the Church is navel gazing while our children are being slaughtered...
  • Bobby Jindal in CNN International
    It's time to declare our time of introspection and navel-gazing officially over,Jindal said. "It's time to get on with the business of charting America's future. So, as of now, be it hereby resolved that we will focus on America's future,...

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