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

  • Dale, Sir Henry Hallett 1875-1968. British physiologist. He shared a 1936 Nobel Prize for work on the chemical transmission of nerve impulses.
  • Dale, Sir Thomas Died 1619. English-born naval commander and colonial administrator noted for his strict rule of Virginia from 1611 to 1616.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname for someone living in a dale.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.


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  • WENDY BLACK, WIFE OF MINER DALE BLACK: For instance, how mine manager Gary Peacock (ph) came up to Dale and says, "You know I will be taking this to my grave."

    CNN Transcript Oct 3, 2007

  • Now at least Iain Dale is open about his politics, but isn't it about time we knew the truth about where Guido Fawkes blog now stands politically?

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Rumours and comments on ConHome suggest Iain Dale is one of the six shortlisted Tories to replace Andrew Mackay in Bracknell.

    Iain Dale on Bracknell shortlist ?

  • Iain Dale is getting all excited about Louise Bagshaw summarising Tory policy on the Lisbon Treaty in three tweets.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • In case you don't know the address off by heart, Iain Dale is here.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Iain Dale is promoting the upcoming "2008-9 Guide to Political Blogging in the UK".

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • And Iain Dale is not impressed: It's unprecedented to call a by election before the funeral of the previous MP has taken place.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Iain Dale is a golden adonis of man and I am sure lots of people want to do him.

    Location Location Education

  • Meanwhile Iain Dale is trying to make Lib Dem flesh creep:

    Michael Brown arrested

  • Iain Dale is claiming an exclusive over the parts of Tracey Temple's diary that the Mail on Sunday didn't print:

    Prescott: "An overall impression of ghastlinesss"


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