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  • proper n. A diminutive of the male given name William.
  • proper n. The B-25 twin-engine bomber aircraft used during World War Two, commonly called the "B-25 Mitchell" in honor of U.S. Army General William "Billy" Mitchell.


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  • You are all correct, but you waste your time with this man latchford - he seems always to write hate filled diatribe and nothing any of you can do will change him - he doesnt want to know the truth, that wouldnt suit his cause, he has referred to me as a nazi fascist in other posts because i reprimanded him (lol) dont get upset guys billy bremner got it right and he knew how to tackle Bob Latchford (the real one from everton) - well said Billy

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  • BILLY: Hey, Al, Billy and Holly from Arlington, Virginia.

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  • The name Billy Roche is synonymous with the Wexford Trilogy – first seen individually at the Bush Theatre and then played together at the Tricycle.

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  • Will post a few thoughts on the SC primary results and upcoming primary in my state of FL when I stop angrily breathing the name Billy Cundiff under my breath! Top headlines

  • And did anyone notice the guy who played 'Billy' is the same actor (Paul Campbell) who played 'Billy' on Battlestar Galactica?

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  • If there wasn’t a Harold Duval and never had been, then the word Billy could never utter without his voice filled with rage was the name their mother had given them.

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  • Billy from the first Gremlins has moved to New York City with fiance Kate and now works at a skyscraper owned by multimillionaire/egomaniac Donald Tr-er, Daniel Clamp.

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  • "Billy is not a scoundrel; he is a good man," Loretta defended with a firmness that surprised Bashford.


  • The expected babe and the cut in Billy's wages had caused her to regard the economic phase of existence more seriously than ever.


  • For that matter, she found in Billy a certain health and rightness, a certain essential integrity, which she prized more highly than all book learning and bank accounts.



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