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  • proper n. An English surname from a nickname for a gregarious person.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.


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  • While Starling is a more complete player, Abrahams has greater upside.

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  • “I call it Starling, after the man who originally drew it,” he said. more

    The history of the Times New Roman typeface

  • Simon Starling is fascinated by the processes involved in transforming one object or substance into another.

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  • You may of heard of it -- heard it called Starling, especially when all those taco shells were taken out of the supermarkets about a year and a half ago.

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  • In 1902 Loewi also spent some months in Starling's laboratory, in

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  • "Yet the name Starling, -- it is unusual, and it brings troubling memories to my mind."


  • This one, "nodding to the girl who had just gone back to her seat," we call Starling, because she talks so much, and her sister there is Dove, because she is so gentle.

    Polly and the Princess

  • It wasn’t enough to wait for that big joker Ron Fields and that girl they called Starling and that Walter Jacobs and even Nick himself to figure it out and bring it off.

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  • And because she felt something for Nick; he’d been decent to her and he always apologized when he called her Starling, even though everybody now did and would forever.

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  • Cass Cromwell aka Tom Starling, aka the lovechild of Russell Tovey and Danny Dyer finally got to reveal his dark secret.

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