American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of southern Puerto Rico southwest of San Juan. It is an agricultural trade and distribution center. Population: 181,000.
- n. a man who is effeminate in his manner and fussy in the way he dresses
- n. someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
“AFSCME President Gerald McEntee was on hand in Ponce to introduce Clinton, but he spent a good chunk of his speech eliciting boos for Barack Obama.”
“A teacher and prodigious contributor to literary reviews, Ponce is considered one of the poets most responsible for revitalizing religious lyric poetry in Mexico during the twentieth century.”
“We visited the second largest city in Puerto Rico called Ponce which is also home to some amazing old buildings, a tree filled plaza complete with the large fountain of lions, a cathedral almost 200yrs old, an historic firehouse, a interesting cemetery and once again some very friendly people.”
“The birth certificate Velez-Torres received last week is for Jose Velez-Torres, age 33, born in Ponce.”
“PUERTO RICO 1950 Command operation Independence rebellion crushed in Ponce.”
“The omission of the name 'Ponce' during proceedings extending over more than four years can scarcely be accidental.”
“Paul Quinn and Graham Oliver on guitars, Steve "Ponce" Dawson on bass and drummer Pete "Frank”
“Oliver on guitars, Steve "Ponce" Dawson on bass and drummer Pete "Frank" Gill.”
“The grant allows teachers to find ways to incorporate technology in the classroom and students such as Ponce to take online classes.”
“His main replacement is DeLeon "Ponce" Eskridge, and he's struggling mightily thus far, averaging just 3.6 YPC.”
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A tip of my hat to the snarkiest of English dialects. Here here!
Football World Cup 2010 in South Africa.
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