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  • Consider yourself the carrier of a one-word spirituality whose origin is inspired by the original spirituality of the First People of the Kalahari.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • American dictionaries usually tilt in the other direction, giving the concept as a one-word adjective, deluxe, and noting the French adjectival phrase from which it arose.

    The English Is Coming!

  • His one-word, untitled story "Hello" took the flash world by fire.

    Hello

  • On a little journal which shortly thereafter disappeared from the face of all computers, his one-word, untitled story "Hello" set the flash world aflame.

    Hello

  • Where is some simple language reflecting some simple, strong decisions (one-word government departments would be a good start)?

    PETRONA

  • When pressed by another reporter as to whether he had any doubts that Obama was born in Hawaii, Boehner had a curt, one-word answer: "No."

    WATCH: John Boehner Answers Birther Questions

  • After delivering his one-word answer, he rolled to his feet in a single motion and crossed to the refrigerator, removing a tray of ice cubes from the freezer compartment.

    Western Man

  • He made the short, one-word reply without looking up.

    Western Man

  • Nathan, Robert Solow has asked that same question himself, and has come up with a one-word answer: Wal-Mart.

    Computers, Growth, and Google, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • I gave one-word answers and when the casting director asked me why I wanted to be on the show, I realized that I would rather eat glass than share air-time with these people.

    Ryan O'Connell: Auditioning for the Real World Is Too Real

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