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  • proper n. A male given name of Spanish derivation; English equivalent: Benedict
  • proper n. A card game played using a deck of 1990 MLB all-star playing cards.


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  • I called Benito to wake his butt up, and then I strapped on my rollerblades and headed out for a 10-mile trek.

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  • I called Benito after I got home and raved about it.

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  • After a long charging and intentionally not using it, I called Benito while we were in the cab on our way back from dinner.

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  • “We named him Benito after Mussolini—Benito is Italian!”

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  • We drove with a prominent Teotitlan Zapotec elder up the dirt road to Benito Juarez to observe the valley from this height, climb to the local mountaintop mirador and, well, to drink some cold beer but when we arrived in Benito Juarez, the road was blocked by locals for reasons I still cannot fathom so we were told that it would be necessary for us to park at that spot and walk the rest of the way up the hill (for reasons I could not fathom as the road continued to our destination) which we did and the view from the mountaintop over the expansive Oaxaca Valley was supurb but the point is that here we were a mere 12 kilometers from the ancient village of Teotitlan and guests in the also ancient village of Benito Juarez and protocols were rigidly adhered to even though our Teotitlan host was among the most prominent elders in Teotitlan only 12 kilometers distant.

    Rigidly Observed Protocols

  • I am interested in Benito’s reference to “sensitivity to temperature variation.”

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  • I was feeling cruddy last night, but I told myself to hold out until 9: 30 to call Benito to see if I could go over there just to sleep.

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  • I want a charged-up cell phone so I can call Benito in the middle of one of his 8,000 daily meetings to tell him that I won $100k and a Dodge Viper.

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  • The King called Benito, and commanded him to get water from these two places.

    Philippine Folk-Tales

  • The monarch called Benito, and ordered him to find the ring which had been lost on their journey from the land of the giants.

    Philippine Folk-Tales


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