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  • proper n. A female given name, a rare spelling variant of Irma.


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  • Consider This: Both Irma and root name Erma have been unpopular for some time.

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  • "Erma" Jewelry Line Launch | SugarHabit Warehouse Sale: Winter Edition

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  • In fact, the only thing in the description of this room that I do not remember is the beautiful _Madonna and Child_ upon the frame of which was written 'Chiaro dell' Erma '(readers of


  • It may have had a bit of Erma Bombeck-esque "fighting in the trenches with you" humor about it back in the day when it originally ran, but now it just reads like the self-inflicted suffering of a doormat and martyr stuck in a past that the rest of us have moved on from.

    Doonesbury disappointment

  • American humorist Erma Bombeck wrote "The grass is always greener over the septic tank."

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  • I nodded as I thought about my loving grandparents, Orville and Erma Gray, yet I found it hard to see my dad as the small boy born into the impoverished, undisciplined lifestyle.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad

  • I met Erma Lee, a chestnut two-year-old filly, by Stormy Atlantic, that had yet to run.

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  • It reminds me of that great Erma Bombeck quote: "If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead."

    My Husband Is Watching Other Women!

  • Mr. Keane had friendships with several other cartoonists, including Charles Schulz, the creator of Peanuts, and was close to newspaper columnist Erma Bombeck, illustrating one of her books.

    Wry Cartoonist Created 'Family Circus'

  • WR/KR, Matt Szczur (Erma, N.J.) appeared as if he was the block or the step from breaking the single for the TD as he repeatedly brought them out from 6 or 7 yards low in to the finish section as great as gave the Cats great starting margin position.

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