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- proper n. Joseph Stalin.
- proper n. Used other than as an idiom: An uncle who is named or nicknamed Joe..
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- n. United States general who commanded the Allied forces in China and Burma and India during World War II (1883-1946)
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Take the genuinely unattractive figure of Joe Gregory, whose nickname was Uncle Joe, after Stalin.
Just remember Uncle Joe, rape is a crime and someday she will tell someone who will believe her.
I went to live with my Uncle Joe, who taught astronomy at the university on Ponca II.
That summer, my brother and sister helped build the house with my father, his brothers, Raymond and Henry, Grandpa Lepore, Uncle Joe, and various relatives that would make an appearance to work their area of expertise.
She told me how hard it was to see Uncle Joe at the end, with the cancer.
Even -- you know, even this year, I talked to him once about Uncle Joe, his brother who was killed in World War II, and he wept.
'It's one thing to support McCain, but many think Uncle Joe has gone too far,' a Democratic source told ABC.
"It\'s one thing to support McCain, but many think Uncle Joe has gone too far," a Democratic source told ABC. '
McCain is the oldest man to run for president and on stage acts like the dotty old Uncle Joe who's invited for dinner, sometimes grumpy, testy, and defensive.
Do you understand Uncle Joe got his foot caught in that bear trap because he was hunting to put meatballs on the table?
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