American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Simon, Herbert Alexander 1916-2001. American economist. He won a 1978 Nobel Prize for his research into the decision-making process within economic organizations.
- Simon, Neil Born 1927. American playwright whose lighthearted comedies of middle-class life include The Odd Couple (1965) and Lost in Yonkers (1991), for which he won a Pulitzer Prize.
- n. Name of any of a number of men in the New Testament, notably the original name of Apostle Peter.
- n. A male given name.
- n. A patronymic surname.
- n. United States singer and songwriter (born in 1942)
- n. one of the twelve Apostles (first century)
- n. United States playwright noted for light comedies (born in 1927)
- n. United States economist and psychologist who pioneered in the development of cognitive science (1916-2001)
- New Testament version of Classical Hebrew שִׁמְעוֹן (shim'ón, "hearkening"), shaped to look like a Greek name; confer Σίμων and Σῖμος (Simos, "flat-nose"). (Wiktionary)
“SIMON: That's really Alvin and Theodore and Simon?”
“In "Simon Says," children remember the rules of the game (follow a command only when they hear the phrase 'Simon Says'); self-regulate by not automatically responding to the command (analyze it before responding); shift attention (between the command and the rules of the game to figure out how to respond); and self-regulate again (by responding only if the command included the phrase 'Simon Says').”
“Jorge Fernández Granados, the author of the nine poems in this latest Tameme chapbook, won Mexico's Aguascalientes National Poetry Prize for his collection Los hábitos de la ceniza, which Simon translates as "the trappings of ash.”
“The playwright Martin Simon is sitting outside an Indian restaurant with a laptop and beer when James, the director, walks up.”
“Miriam smiled, and it was a ghastly caricature of the expression Simon had seen on her face in times past.”
“maybe the term Simon is looking for to describe the interactive people on the Web are Active Publics.”
“(As it happens, my cousin Simon is a sociologist who writes about the unreliability of forensic fingerprinting.”
“Though Aldertree’s tone was jovial, something flashed across his face as he spoke—an expression Simon couldn’t pin down.”
“Jill Lepore is one of those historians who draws gladly on "the archives of the feet," in Simon Schama's phrase.”
“The new bas-reliefs made of wood and formica in Simon's current exhibition elaborate on his long term fascination with automated mark making.”
Looking for tweets for Simon.