American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Curley, James Michael 1874-1958. American politician who as mayor of Boston (1914-1918, 1922-1926, 1930-1934, and 1946-1950) and governor of Massachusetts (1935-1937) was known for his colorful leadership of Boston's Democratic political machine.
“He entered the site for a familiar search engine and typed the name Curley Wade had provided, confident that Wade had told him the truth.”
“A day after Paterno heard the allegations, he called Curley to relay that McQueary had seen Sandusky in the showers "fondling or doing something of a sexual nature to a young boy," according to the grand jury's summary of Paterno's testimony.”
“The Mavericks received G Dana Barros from Boston, F Bill Curley from the Warriors and G Howard Eisley from the Jazz, who received F Donyell Marshall from Golden State, C Bruno Sundov from Dallas and F Adam Keefe from Utah.”
“The problem is what Harvard economists Edward Glaeser and Andrei Shleifer have called the "Curley effect.”
“He has said he did his duty in referring the allegations to his superior; according to the grand jury report, Paterno called Curley to report allegations of Sandusky "fondling or doing something of a sexual nature to a young boy.”
“John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" one morning last week, the conversation focused on the loneliness of a minor white character known as Curley's wife.”
“Paterno called Curley, the university's athletic director, the next day, and a week and a half later McQueary met with Curley and Schultz - who oversaw university police in his position as a vice president.”
“Friedgen joined H.C. "Curley" Byrd as the only Maryland coaches to open their first seasons with four wins.”
“Curley" usually went to sleep on the sofa after dinner, and Mrs. Curley's sister, Mrs. Royce, with her children, or her sister-in-law, "Mrs. Dan," with hers, came over to pick up the Curleys on the way to a Mission sermon, a church concert, or a meeting of the Women's Auxiliary of the Saint Vincent de Paul.”
“Straight from our pals in the field, photographers codename Curley and Mammal, we’ve got some amazing and fantastic and totally new paintings by graffiti prince Banksy.”
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