American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Angell, Sir Norman 1872-1967. British economist and pacifist. He won the 1933 Nobel Peace Prize.
“Angell is currently "on loan" to the Yes on 19 group, and is normally Media Director for a group which has endorsed Proposition 19, "Law Enforcement Against Prohibition" (or L.E.A.P.), which is made up of current and former police officers, judges, and others from the law enforcement field.”
“Marcia Angell is outraged that pharmaceutical companies earn profits and use advertising to encourage people to use their products.”
“Angell is accusing pharmaceutical companies of what economists call "rent-seeking," which Gordon Tullock defines as "special interest coalitions lobbying the government to transfer wealth to them.”
“In Keynesian terms, what Angell is arguing is that the government was subject to a paradox of thrift.”
“Angell is encouraged by the state of baseball writing today.”
“Gary Naylor, who I don't think is on a retainer from any American broadcasters, writes: ESPN America in the UK replace the ads with three minute history films which are as lovely as Roger Angell writing on the Mets.”
“I grew up in California, a lifelong Giants fan, first came to a sense of wonder about Fenway through the New Yorker writing of Roger Angell, and really did have to catch my breath when I came walking through the tunnel at Fenway and saw the inside of the place for myself the first time.”
“We made it as far as the house at 599/597 Angell Street that was Deacon and Emmie's house in Daughter of Hounds.”
“First, we stopped by Myopic Books over on South Angell Street.”
“It sits directly across the street from 598 Angell Street, where Lovecraft lived from 1904-1924.”
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