from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Sharpe, William Forsyth Born 1934. American economist. He shared a 1990 Nobel Prize for contributions to financial economics.


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  • Dad was blonde and I bet he found the name Sharpe in a crackerjack box of fake IDs.

    White Cat

  • Sharpe is currently stationed in India, having just fought at the Battle of Assaye, and barely escaped, nevertheless saving Britain once again.

    2010 April « The BookBanter Blog

  • With high hopes, Sharpe is then moved from platoon to platoon, the level of job satisfaction decreasing each time.

    2010 April « The BookBanter Blog

  • Sharpe is thrown into the tick of it and, naturally, the fate of the world and the future rests on his shoulders once more.

    2010 April 26 « The BookBanter Blog

  • Sharpe is then captured by the French residing in the port of Cádiz, but British help is on the way and a grand battle will be fought off Cape Trafalgar, which Sharpe must win.

    2010 April 26 « The BookBanter Blog

  • Denver Bronco ... we all decided to believe in Sharpe's craziness!

    Muhammad Ali Hasan: Shannon Sharpe: The Best Blocking Tight End Ever?

  • Inspired by the welcome news that Helena Bonham-Carter has purchased The Wharf at Sutton Courtney, which was once the home of her great grandfather H.H. Asquith, Iain Sharpe offers a survey of the current state of the homes of other Liberal prime ministers.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Doesn't matter, he's still dead sexy, and Richard Sharpe is rawr.


  • He has the rough draft of the Conan version; how will he swap in Sharpe without a major rewrite?

    Sharpe's Tower of the Elephant (part 3)

  • Some of my favourite blogs were ranked lower, overall, than I would have anticipated because they scored poorly according to one or two of these measures: for example, some of those bloggers whose posts are essential-reading (eg, Alex Wilcock, Iain Sharpe, Joe Otten) post sporadically.

    Archive 2007-08-01


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