American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Potter, (Helen) Beatrix 1866-1943. British writer and illustrator. Her animal stories include The Tale of Peter Rabbit (1900) and The Tailor of Gloucester (1902).
“The term Potter used in M*A*S*H was "horse puckey" by the way.”
“Christopher Potter is the former publisher and managing director of 4th Estate.”
“To paraphrase a man who chronically suffered from Pixar's plight of not writing female leading characters (despite most of his writing being completed under a female monarch), Would not that which we call a Potter by any other gender (a Haley Potter, perhaps) be still as sweet?”
“Harry Potter is a remarkable character because you get to watch him grow from a child to a young man.”
“Of course it was good but I felt Harry Potter is kiddish movie and made for children so I didn't seen any of it's sequel and also has no interest in watching it out.”
“Harry Potter is a great example of a brand name that has made billions in sales on books, movies, action figures, costumes, a new theme park and one other important profit trick.”
““Harry Potter is a bit of a role model for us, absolutely,” she said.”
“While we have not received word on firm opening dates or park plans, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is slated to open in the spring.”
“Potter is lobbying lawmakers for the flexibility to close unprofitable post offices and set delivery routes and pricing without seeking congressional approval.”
“And yes, Harry Potter is written at a level anyone can enjoy, but is considered higher on the sophistication level as far as writing goes.”
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English surnames based upon an occupation. As one would expect, many of the occupations that lent themselves to these surnames no longer exist, and variant spellings abound.
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