from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • In the Bible, the husband of Ruth.

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  • proper n. The second husband of Ruth.
  • proper n. A male given name of biblical origin, in occasional use.


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  • Either way, I think Boaz is right to characterize it as contemptible.

    Unfunny = Racist

  • Update: I should add, the particular argument Boaz is responding to, where the Joker is a representative of urban chaos, and therefore of blackness — or something — really is ridiculous.

    Unfunny = Racist

  • David Boaz is not, in fact, encouraging anybody to waste electricity because he wants to stick it to hippies.

    Matthew Yglesias » Human Achievement Hour

  • So Boaz is saying to take a moment to appreciate what goes into that.

    Matthew Yglesias » Human Achievement Hour

  • When a stunning young girl is brought to the palace to fill a space in Boaz's harem, both Boaz and Lazar are surprised by their unexpectedly strong reactions to her.

    September 2008

  • When Sauls realized she might be used next as a prostitute for her mother's drug addition, she called Boaz police.

    Sand Mountain Reporter: News

  • Another brand, subscribed to by the Cato Institute’s David Boaz, is about sticking it to hippies.

    Matthew Yglesias » Human Achievement Hour

  • Well, if this analysis by David Boaz is right, George W. Bush is conservatism’s answer to rear entry: For all his failings, his core supporters stand by him less for his own merits than because he manages to so infuriate the loathed left.

    The Butt-Sex Presidency

  • I think Mr. Boaz is dumb and insensitive to suggest sticking it to the hippies.

    Matthew Yglesias » Human Achievement Hour

  • "Because their address says Boaz and they've had such an influx of people in the Sardis area, the newcomers see the word Boaz on their address and call our chamber to ask about services like garbage pickup and other city services.

    Sand Mountain Reporter: News


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