from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A railroad parlor car or sleeping car. Also called Pullman car.
- n. A large suitcase. Also called Pullman case.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A railroad passenger car; especially, one of the luxurious ones named after the eponymous Pullman Palace Car Company.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In car-building, a parlor- or sleeping-car, specifically, and properly, one made by the Pullman Company.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. luxurious passenger car; for day or night travel
And Phillip Pullman is not a monster, just someone with different views than me.
Astrobiologist Dirk Schulze-Makuch at Washington State University in Pullman believes that the reliance on water by life forms on Earth is purely coincidental.
WSU is in Pullman, WA and there are bars, places to shop, on campus and off campus music/theater events and during the late summer and early fall they have a lot of town festivals (the harvest festival is the best).
Pullman is certainly not making any claims about how things actually are, but rather extrapolating one possibility of how they might be.
The new article on strawberries from researchers at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington, has revealed that organic strawberries are rated higher than conventional strawberries in several areas.
To be fair, I am not saying Pullman is some sort of neo-Nazi.
I found out via Bookshelves of Doom that Phillip Pullman is writing another book.
Pullman is about as likely to turn a child into a godless heathen as Rowling is of recruiting a child into a witch's coven -- or Tolkein convincing youths a better life is to be had as a garden gnome.
Comparing JK Rowling to Philip Pullman is -- to turn the gender binary on its head -- like comparing Tom Clancy to Margaret Atwood.
I think Pullman is more likely to compare himself to Milton than Sendak's Keats, Mozart, Dickinson, etc.