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  • proper n. A short form of Henrietta or of other female given names ending in -etta.

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Examples

  • You can read that headline two ways, because the note I got about the new cooking classes for kids offered through Tom Douglas Restaurants came courtesy of the head kid herself, Loretta Douglas (that’s Douglas’s daughter, a.k.a. the Loretta in Etta’s).

    Tom Douglas kids cooking classes

  • Mr. Otis changed her name to Etta James, the group's name to The Peaches, and hired her for his touring revue.

    Soul Diva With Big Voice And Life of Travail

  • Rebis asked: "I was happy to see Etta aka Lieutenant Colonel Candy! reappear. though her physical appearance, as drawn by the Dodsons, is really odd †it’d be nice if she was a bit more all-around zoftig, but furthermore, what’s up with her weird slanty eyes?"

    Wonder Woman #14 Review | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • I was happy to see Etta aka Lieutenant Colonel Candy! reappear. though her physical appearance, as drawn by the Dodsons, is really odd †it'd be nice if she was a bit more all-around zoftig, but furthermore, what's up with her weird slanty eyes?

    Wonder Woman #14 Review | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • Bob and Kris left in a luxury horse-drawn carriage to their hotel, a place called Etta's Place in downtown Fort Worth.

    kevynwight Diary Entry

  • In this dilemma Etta made the startling proposition of becoming teacher herself.

    Katie Robertson A Girls Story of Factory Life

  • Soon, she was in a duo called Etta & Harvey with Sarah Burke dies at 29; Canadian skier was freestyle halfpipe star Judy Wright dies at 72; 'Ms. Claremont' wrote two books about city Johnny Otis dies at 90; R&B singer wrote 'Willie and the Hand Jive'

    News - chicagotribune.com

  • "Etta," said she, consigning the Indian costume to her maid, "I'm too happy to live!"

    The Heart of Rachael

  • MANILA - Various groups have expressed dismay over the reported impending appointment of former Akbayan representative Loretta Ann "Etta" Rosales as chairperson of the Commission on

    Bulatlat

  • The Sundance Kid's Lady: Gerald Kolpan's "Etta" (1 Comment) horst said: "Sounds like something E. L. Doctorow might have dreamt up ..."

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