Eighty-year-old love



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

  • n. Any of a breed of large dog developed in Africa, having short, reddish-brown hair that forms a ridge along the back.


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  • Eighty-year-old Juan Díaz of San Marcos remembers stories of "false promises made by President Porfirio Díaz" in those times and recalls that those who took the bait "were rewarded by becoming slaves in the henequen plantations," Others say they remember rumors that Yaqui Indians had been sold in the San Marcos train station.

    Yaqui in exile: the grim history of Mexico's San Marcos train station

  • Eighty-year-old Lindberg Echols came to StoryCorp with his son Bryan, who's about to turn 40.

    A Son Grows Thankful For His Father's Tough Love

  • XAYKAOTHAO: Eighty-year-old Thai Helli (ph) was born in Xizang, South Korea, then joined U.S. forces as an intelligence officer during the war.

    Korean War Vets Return To The Scene Of Battle

  • Peter Wonacott Eighty-year-old Gyalo Thondup remains one of Tibet's strongest supporters of better ties with Beijing.

    In Tibet, a Clash of Approaches

  • New York Eighty-year-old Stanley Drucker, who retires next month as principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic after a record-setting 60-year tenure, is part of an international orchestral elite of "star" section leaders -- players who flawlessly execute solo passages in symphonic scores and shine in the concerto spotlight as well.

    He's Performed With Them All

  • Eighty-year-old Julia Parker is the longest serving employee at Yosemite National Park.

    CNN Transcript Oct 10, 2009

  • * Eighty-year-old California Congressman Tom Lantos, a Holocaust survivor and chair of the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, would be banned for his 2006 arrest outside the Sudanese Embassy in Washington to protest genocide in Darfur.

    Medea Benjamin: Canada: We Come in Peace

  • Eighty-year-old Ruth Burt, an independent from Canterbury, said she voted a straight ticket ballot for Democrats was one who didn't vote on the amendment.

    N.H. voters opt to curb eminent domain; smaller House districts also at stake

  • ROWLANDS: Eighty-year-old Bud Bottom still remembers the offshore oil spill in 1969 that dumped an estimated three million gallons of crude oil into the water off the coast of Santa Barbara, killing thousands of fish and birds and turning the pristine beaches into an oily mess that took years to clean up.

    CNN Transcript Jun 30, 2008

  • KING: Eighty-year-old Wessy Gee (ph) grew up near the McCain plantation.

    CNN Transcript Aug 20, 2008


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