Definitions

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  • n. A paragraph.

Etymologies

Phonetic respelling of abbreviation of paragraph. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • April 23, 2010, 2: 35 pm josh says: that second graf is grammatically brutal. sorryjosh (Quote)

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Forthcoming TNR Piece on Human Rights Watch

  • April 23, 2010, 10: 29 pm neurodoc says: josh: that second graf is grammatically brutal. sorry

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Forthcoming TNR Piece on Human Rights Watch

  • The reason I highlight this particular graf is because of this story in today's New York Daily News:

    Ripped From the New Yorker - Real Clear Politics – TIME.com

  • No, I'm not the first blogger to catch this little suck-up graf from the New York Times: By most accounts inside and outside the administration, Mr. Rove is relentlessly cheerful, presenting himself as an optimistic face in a gloomy White House.

    March 2006

  • : Josh Marshall at TPM caught a graf from the Times suggesting that Ms. Rice is leaving her job "at the end of the year."

    March 2004

  • Second, the operative part of that graf is "to ascertain whether they can be released to news organizations and public interest groups that have formally requested them in recent days."

    February 2004

  • I think that graf is more a statement of the board’s fiduciary duty to shareholders. it covers their asses to emphasize they are open to all offers that maximize value.

    Is Yahoo’s Letter the First Concession? - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • In my reading of this graf, which is jam packed with arguments, I see three issues.

    TPMCafe

  • I thought it was readily apparent that comments that I write and post in this lead 'graf' are comments and opinions on what has happened during the day or what may be happening in the future.

    'Daily Voting News' For September 18, 2007

  • Elf started with the usual sneers, calling me a "creationist," accusing me of of "rejecting the germ theory of disease" and of attributing disease to "demonic influences," and then he points out my "absolutely insane 'graf'" from my essay:

    Evolution News & Views

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  • A short-hand term used among journalists and editors.

    October 19, 2011