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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Lomax, John Avery 1867-1948. American folklorist and musicologist. With his son Alan Lomax (1915-2002) he toured the country recording blues and folk musicians for the Library of Congress and various record companies.

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  • Mike Lomax is starting his life over after his wife dies, and he has to deal with a meddling father.

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  • This seemed out of character because Lomax is shown to be relatively bright except for when it counted most.

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  • Synopsis: Alexander Lomax is the only private detective on a domed Mars colony where flesh-and-blood humans can attain immortality by transferring their consciousness into an artificial (and enhanced) body.

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  • Lomax is a fun character, but the story's voice lacks the one-two punch of, say, George Alec Effinger's Marid Audran novels.

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  • SP4 Lomax is listed with honor among the missing because no remains were found.

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  • “Where’s my arc?” he begs to know from all who will listen, evoking the character arcs of Richard Kimble (The Fugitive) and the Keannu Reeves character Kevin Lomax in The Devil’s Advocate (” The Legend of Tennessee Moltisanti”).

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  • "I had a bottle of whiskey in my office, I put it on the piano," recalled Lomax of the start of the marathon sessions.

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  • Mr. Lomax is not the first reporter to strong-arm an interview subject's words and meaning out of context, but it is nonetheless wrong for him to do so, especially in a piece about journalistic ethics.

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  • Mr. Lomax is a purposeful writer and he knows that his phrasing would lead an impartial reader to conclude that it was arrogance or laziness that had caused me to ignore the all-important e-mails.

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  • Jonny Lomax, a 21-year-old whose maturity at scrum-half has played a key role in St Helens' progress to Saturday's Grand Final against Leeds, was named Young Player of the Year, and Trent Robinson won the Coach of the Year award after the Catalans Dragons improved from wooden spoonists in 2010 to finish sixth in his first season in Perpignan.

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