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  • noun Plural form of afterthought.


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  • A couple of little afterthoughts from the Sotomayor confirmation hearings: Steve Benen points out that Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) was very concerned about the possibility that Judge Sotomayor might be influenced by "foreign laws."

    Foolish Inconsistency

  • That said, about the live stuff, a lot of people think that the albums were kind of afterthoughts or throwaway affairs.

    Be specific: Blues Explosion's Jon Spencer on getting the band back together

  • These "afterthoughts," the ones who come home and find they can no longer bear to live, who thought that everything seemed to be fine in the beginning, Friedman said, become swallowed up by misery.

    101 G.I. Suicides Must Not Be Afterthoughts

  • Sometimes, still I feel like the Guard and reserves, even after all we've gone through, the last 3.5 years, are kind of afterthoughts when it comes to planning what kind of forces we'll need and what strategies we should be employing.

    "Transforming the Reserve Component for the 21st Century"

  • Before I reveal the answers or rather, "afterthoughts," to any of the mentioned questions, I will explain WHY these mofos inundate us all with.

    Anime Nano!

  • But what Fowler wants to do is to see what the gar clauses - Mark's narrative "afterthoughts" many times to his stories - "do to the reader in the reading experience.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • The gaze that lies on your face is quilted with fluffy afterthoughts and pearl glass rings in the sight of rainfall.


  • The only competing mobile platform to get notable attention was Research In Motion's not-yet-introduced BlackBerry PlayBook; Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 and HP's Palm webOS were afterthoughts.

    Five tech trends to watch post-CES

  • At the start of the year, they were such afterthoughts they weren't even listed in the 2010 U.S. media guide.

    Bradley announces U.S. World Cup roster; Adu, Davies left off

  • We need to make sure that the chapters dealing with research; postgraduate training; medium-term economic growth; and social impacts are not afterthoughts.

    Higher education is more than just tuition fees


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