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  • n  a white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination
  • n  social or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting

  • The female wasp enters the fig flowers when they appear, lays her eggs and then dies.
  • There he began to watch a mud-dauber wasp as she buzzed purposefully to the window sill, stretched her forefeet out like a kitten, and took a sun bath.
  • Indeed, the Guadeloupe nativewho earned her nickname "la gupe" (wasp) with an aggressive fencing style and relentless competitive drivewants to leave the Olympic Games on .
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  • Autos: 5 gifts for the car-obsessed dad
    More often that not, dads would like an expensive car for Father's Day. That new Mercedes-Benz SLS Gull-wing, BMW M5 or Porsche 911 would be amazing. Having the 1911 Indy 500-winning Marmon Wasp or your own racetrack also would be intense.
    June 15, 2013 - The Indianapolis Star
  • A buggy inventory of Abbotts Lagoon
    No one really knows what the Anomalon californicum , a wasp, does at Abbotts Lagoon. Perhaps it parasitizes beetle larvae under ground, as its closest relatives do. Entomologist Paul da Silva just knows the Anomalon frequents a spine flower that usually goes unnoticed until someone sits on it. The College...
    June 13, 2013 - Point Reyes Light

  • Donald Davidson in International Herald Tribune
    There is a rotation. They try to keep the things that you would expect to see here all the time,Davidson said. "Like the Marmon Wasp that won the race in 1911 is here virtually all the time."
  • Annika Sörenstam in International Herald Tribune
    When you start off a bad day like that, it seems like a big wasp,Sorenstam said. "It was hurting all day. It was just so typical, one thing after another. I was on the tee and it landed on my finger. I hit it and thought I killed it, but...
  • Mike Huckabee in Palm Beach Post
    That wasp is being sent by some of my opponents,Huckabee told a group of at least 100 supporters before boarding a charter plane for a fund-raiser in the Panhandle.

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