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  • n. The letter P in the ICAO spelling alphabet.


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  • At this age also the power of making propositions advanced considerably, as was shown, for instance, by the following sentence on seeing milk spilt upon the floor: "Mime atta teppa papa oï," which was equivalent to "Milch fort (auf den) Teppich, Papa (sagte) pfui!"

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 358, November 11, 1882

  • Oh! I have so much to ask, I can never hear enough; and papa says "-- she hesitated a moment, afraid of giving pain, and then, believing that they would understand the state of affairs, and the reason for her behaviour better if she told the truth, she went on:" Papa says I must not go to your house -- I suppose it's right to obey him? "


  • Between his gentle, kind-hearted nature and his nickname "Papa Bear," you can't help wanting to give him a hug.

    Survivor’s Papa Bear Aims to Appear in Commercials

  • Without another word Papa turned and slowly waddled in his white slippers across the restaurant.

    The Hundred-Foot Journey

  • The one above, by Benin artist Calixte Dakpogan, is titled "Papa Sodabi: The Drunk," sodabi being a popular alcoholic drink in Benin.

    Who Was That Masked Man?

  • Anthony Papa is a writer and a struggling artist who is sad his entry was not chosen as a winner in the contest.

    Anthony Papa: Curate NYC Showcases New York City Visual Artists

  • Former Bachelor contestant Rozlyn Papa is not the woman featured in sex tape being shopped around Hollywood, a porn star has claimed.

    “The Bachelor” Rozlyn Papa Sex Tape

  • We had a wrangler we called Papa Roy who's like this 6-feet, Hawaii guy who was like, "Good morning."

    MasterChef Winner on Gutting Fish, Lucky Mushrooms and the Villainous Christian

  • When I was a boy my Grandfather, Papa is what we called him, was one of my greatest influences.

    The Way it Oughta Be

  • He seems genuinely interested in Papa Benedetto and was especially impressed with the Holy Father's visit to the U.S. last year but he has his reservations about the Faith.

    Misc., This, and That


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