from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Mann, Horace 1796-1859. American educator who as the first secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education (1837-1848) introduced reforms and regulations that greatly influenced American public education.
- Mann, Thomas 1875-1955. German writer whose fascination with the artist's role in society and concern for the intellectual and spiritual well-being of Germany permeate his works, including Death in Venice (1912) and The Magic Mountain (1924). He won the 1929 Nobel Prize for literature.
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- proper n. A surname.
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- n. United States educator who introduced reforms that significantly altered the system of public education (1796-1859)
- n. German writer concerned about the role of the artist in bourgeois society (1875-1955)
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Kara Mann is a designer from Chicago, Illinois with an impressive interior design experience.
Mr. Mann and his fellow Climategate emailers used what they called "Mann's Nature trick" to "hide" the mismatch between late-20th-century warming and the cooling the tree-rings showed.
Not to mention my numerous ‘as yet unpublished’ manuscripts, a term Mann used to refer I think to the A+W masterpiece showing the benchmark for the RE statistic is zero.
Well, I’ve not been able to keep up lately but I keep seeing references to Coulter using the term Mann as opposed to Ann.
Andy Baio collected some reactions from Matt Haughey, Merlin Mann and Joshua Schachter on having their recent works excerpted at length, republished on the Wall Street Journal-owned AllThingsD, and arguably being misrepresented as contributors to a site they don't actually participate in.
For indies like John Gruber, Matt Haughey, or Merlin Mann, they're more concerned about the appearance of being affiliated with a publication without their consent.
Seth Rogen plays his protégé, Leslie Mann is the girl he left behind and Eric Bana is the guy who got her.
The brilliant thing about Merlin Mann's version is the photo of a pickled brain.
Unlike Salinger, however, Mann is not truly a recluse.
I seem to have ploughed through most of them at one time or another and have ended up a little sceptical – a not unlike what happened to Merlin Mann of 43 Folders a while back where you end up believing that the only useful method is to not have one.