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- proper noun A small
coastaltown in Hampshire, England.
- proper noun A
boroughin Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
- proper noun An English
habitational surnamederived from the town.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The Earl of Emsworth is funny because an earl ought to have more dignity, and Bertie Woosters helpless dependence on Jeeves is funny partly because the servant ought not to be superior to the master.
Four years ago, I had done all of the legwork necessary to have Mike Fincke, an Emsworth native, visit the school the next time he came home.
When I was at Emsworth three chaps from my squadron fell into the drink.
"Is it flying out over the sea, like you did at Emsworth?"
The occupation eased the lonely ache that he had suffered since he had left Emsworth.
I've been dining at Emsworth with Air-Commodore Hughes, and we had a long talk about Chambers.
Unlike some 1,100 other children flown out of Haiti to the U.S. after the Jan. 12 earthquake, the youths at the Holy Family Institute in Emsworth, Pa., were not part of the adoption process prior to the quake and – according to some legal experts – shouldn't have been eligible for the emergency program.
"There's nobody from Emsworth here tonight," he replied.
This was the local BBC radio station for my last known address, in Emsworth, and during my race preparations, I had become a regular feature on their early morning show.
Lots of love, Mum, harking back to the oars-too-short conundrum that had taken place while she was staying with me in Emsworth to help with my race preparations.