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  • REM once released an album called Eponymous, so it suited the occasion for James Mirtle to reference a song of theirs as he made a big announcement concerning his eponymous hockey blog.

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  • "Eponymous" is a lot better than "titular," which has a different connotation.

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  • I've already bought R.E.M's album "Eponymous" three times.

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  • Thela released two cds, 'Eponymous' and 'Argentina' on the label Ecstatic Peace!

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  • Chutzpah had released "Eponymous," its debut CD; a DVD "hip-hop-u-mentary," featuring celebrity cameos by Gary Oldman and Sharon Osbourne, which screened at the HBO and Aspen comedy festivals; a music video, "Chanukah's Da Bomb" which played on MTV, and write-ups in myriad publications (The New York Times calls it "a cross between Eminem and Woody Allen").

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  • jimmy, ever since the REM album named 'Eponymous' dropped back in '88, I've had a life-long dream to use the word eponymous in blog comment post.

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  • Mike Rinta "Eponymous" CD release party at 8 p.m. at Anna's Jazz Island, 2120 Allston Way.

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  • After burning down her uncle and aunt's mill, the feisty Mosca escapes her home town with the scoundrel Eponymous Clent to enter a world of murder and conspiracy, highwaymen and thieves as she journeys to the city of Mandelion.

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  • On her way she rescues smooth-talking swindler Eponymous Clent from the stocks, and together the three set off for a new life in the Fractured Kingdom.

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  • Before he came up with that Hyperlink name, I suggested Return to Sender and Eponymous Boy.

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  • Eponymous Mr. M is also the author of several textbooks on economics. His eponymous blog has received some 10.9 million visits since he started it ..

    So I wanted to know what an eponymous blog was. This is what I finally found.

    one for whom or which something is or is believed to be named. The word can refer, for example, to the usually mythical ancestor or totem animal or object that a social group (such as a tribe) holds to be the origin of its name. In its most familiar use, eponym denotes a person for whom a place or thing is named, as in describing James Monroe as the eponym of Monrovia, Liberia. The derivative adjective is eponymous. An eponymous hero of a work of literature is one whose name is the title of the work, such as Anne Bronte’s Agnes Grey, Charles Dickens’s David Copperfield, and John Fowles’s Daniel Martin.

    Entomology (Greek) referred to the word - Name - a word or phrase that constitutes the distinctive designation of a person or thing b: a word or symbol used in logic to designate an entity

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