from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Stein, Gertrude 1874-1946. American writer of experimental novels, poetry, essays, operas, and plays. In Paris during the 1920s she was a central member of a group of American expatriates that included Ernest Hemingway. Her works include Three Lives (1908), Tender Buttons (1914), and The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933).
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- proper n. A patronymic surname from a Scots diminutive of Stephen.
- proper n. A surname anglicized from the German surname Stein.
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STEIN: Ben Stein and Ann Coulter in a porno movie.
Although Frank and Stein -- Stein is actually a she -- are inseparable companions, it is only the larger, more sociable and more brightly hued Frank -- orange cheeks and a silky gray body -- who'll appear onstage in "Sabrina Fair."
Apologizing for inviting gifted actor and writer Ben Stein to be commencement speaker at the University of Vermont, University President Daniel Fogel has highlighted what he called Stein's "highly controversial views" about "evolutionary theory, intelligent design, and the role of science in the Holocaust."
A pretty revenge, I dare say, if slightly and crudely rubbed in a few lines later when Miss Stein is described as resembling “a Roman emperor.”
Sol Stein, a remarkable publisher/editor/author/playwright, writes in Stein on Writing of his observations in a bookstore.
Ben Stein is set to play swinging landlord Rufus B. Handy.
HDNet's Dan Rather Reports journalist Robin Stein spent the last several months fighting to wrest data from various government agencies about a program that's often considered to be the prototype for the guest worker system of the future.
I'm willing to go along with Lorin Stein's proposal that American book critics be given their share of government bail-out money, provided a few conditions are established and observed:
Konrad Kunze, Himmel in Stein: Das Freiburger Münster (Freiburg: Herder, 1995), 40 – 41.
Joel Stein is looking for a name for his unborn baby.
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