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  • r  from appearances alone
    had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy

  • It's hard to imagine a studio green-lighting an idea as weird and ostensibly uncommercial as a 43-min.
  • When Gary Brown, the deputy chief of police internal affairs, opened an investigation into misconduct by the security team, Kilpatrick fired him, ostensibly because Brown did not .
  • It was horrified two weeks ago when it awoke to the realization that it had nourished the Peoples Temple, an ostensibly humanitarian and religious cult whose leader, Jim Jones .
News & Articles

  • The next 'Instagram for video' might actually come from Instagram
    Facebook is keeping quiet about about a press event it has slated for June 20, so no one really knows what's on the table. Some reports suggest the social network will launch an RSS news reader, ostensibly to fill the void Google Reader will leave behind went it shuts down on July 1. Another rumor, according to an anonymous TechCrunch source, is that Facebook will announce a new feature for ...
    June 17, 2013 - The Week via Yahoo! News
  • Commentary: America still choosing security over liberty
    In the past weeks, Americans have learned of a dizzying array of heretofore unrevealed surveillance programs, part of a hidden security structure ostensibly designed to prevent terrorist attacks from ever occurring on U.S. soil again. Reactions from commentators have ranged from furious outrage to reasoned concern to outright dismissal of the programs’ implications. Those in the latter camp have ...
    June 16, 2013 - Santa Fe New Mexican
  • The Mike Zunino era begins? Mariners fire C Kelly Shoppach, hire Henry Blanco
    In a surprise move Friday, the Mariners designated catcher Kelly Schoppach for assignment and signed 41-year-old Henry Blanco — ostensibly to be the backup as prospect Mike Zunino starts behind the plate. Zunino, 22, made his major-league debut Wednesday against the Astros, going 1-for-4 with a single and displaying his defensive prowess at catcher. Zunino turned heads when, in the top of the ...
    June 14, 2013 - seattlepi.com

  • Robert Plant in FOXNews
    We ostensibly come from such different places on the musical map. There are radical differences in the ways we've gone about enjoying our lives as musicians,Plant said backstage after the show. "Alison has shown me so much of the America...
  • Fred Goodwin in Reuters
    There are a number of people who would all ostensibly be good owners and capable of paying the price that we're looking for,Goodwin said.
  • Vladimir Putin in Washington Post
    Putin said such tragedies "happen when ostensibly attractive but empty ideas are put above fundamental values, values of human life, of rights and freedom."

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