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  • That is to say the English word Damn at that time only meant "_condemn_."

    The Gospel of the Hereafter

  • Megan Abbott's fine story in Damn Near Dead, "Policy," is the basis for this novel, which expands on the story's ideas and characters.

    Archive 2007-09-16

  • "Cranked" is written by Bill Crider and is one of 27 original stories in Damn Near Dead: An Anthology of Geezer Noir, edited by crime writer Duane Swierczynski and published by Thompson.

    Archive 2007-01-21

  • Thanks to Duane Swierczynski and David Thompson for including the story in Damn Near Dead and to Dave White and Byron Quatermous, whose blog project was the impetus for the first story about one of the characters.

    Archive 2007-04-08

  • Hardy in Damn Yankees, selling their souls for a chance to win a championship. - Spelling r-e-l-i-e-f

  • I prefer not to use the word Damn (I consider it a religious thing and just rather not say it, but I don't censor others).

    rainandfire Diary Entry

  • When I saw him, I ran forward and gripped his hand and cried, "_Hoe gat het, Mynheer_?" and he knew me and shouted in Dutch, "Damn, if it isn't old Peter Pienaar!"


  • Clancarty, who wore 'an ordinary black tie - wig,' jumped up, saying in English, 'Damn the fellow!

    Pickle the Spy; Or, the Incognito of Prince Charles

  • _ "He would pronounce the word Damn with such an emphasis, as left a doleful echo in his auditor's ears a good while after."

    History of English Humour, Vol. 1 (of 2) With an Introduction upon Ancient Humour

  • I don't think saying the word Damn makes me all big and bad, and you can ridicule me all you wish.'s Homepage Articles


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