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  • noun Plural form of conventioneer.


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  • At a “chore” rate of $20 per hour and $.20 per mile (which you might see, for example, in conventioneers and serious gamblers), you’d expect Reno residents to choose Sacramento any time the the Sacramento fare beat Reno by $108.60 or more ($20. 00×4 round trip + $143 x .20).

    On the Cheapness of Air Travel - Freakonomics Blog -

  • The mood of the conventioneers is a little somnambulent, IMO.


  • ORLANDO — As thousands of home builders and suppliers gather this week for their annual meeting — where they show off the latest in everything from high-performance appliances to custom-built gazebos — one question weighs heavily on the minds of many conventioneers: Who is going to pay for construction of the next generation of new American homes?

    Builders May Need to Learn New Way to Pitch Projects to Financiers

  • Cobo's front facade will be remade with a digital "media mesh" billboard to announce the latest conventioneers.

    Detroit Venue, Home to Auto Show, to Get Face Lift

  • As attendees struggled to send SMS messages and use the web to navigate the world's largest trade show, FCC Chairman Genachowski pointed out that the problem threatens more than conventioneers.

    Steve Rosenbaum: The Future of the US Economy May Depend on Broadband Access

  • Convention organizers say registered attendance at this year's show is lingering at around 50,000 conventioneers, roughly the same as last year's turnout but far below attendance received during the peak of the housing boom when attendance tipped 100,000.

    Builders May Need to Learn New Way to Pitch Projects to Financiers

  • To their amazement, it passed with the support of not only tea-party groups, evangelical Christians, and Ron Paul libertarians, but also a large number of presumably rank-and-file conventioneers.

    The Maine GOP’s barbaric yawp. | RedState

  • The movie turns broad and slightly smarmy when it portrays the conventioneers as hapless Babbitts, and overstresses Tim's status as a hick or, worse still, a priss.

    'Gnomeo': A Bard's Garden of Delights

  • To begin with - and somewhat contrary to the first article - this platform apparently was drunk up by the conventioneers like thirsty plants drinking up rain:

    The Maine GOP’s barbaric yawp. | RedState

  • Tim is clueless when it comes to the ways of conventioneers, so he is swept off his feet by a sexy insurance agent from Nebraska — she's played engagingly by Anne Heche — and knocked for interlocking loops by his roommates, the crazed Dean (John C. Reilly in full, glorious bray), and the tough-minded Ronald (Isiah Whitlock Jr., who played the terrifyingly corrupt state senator in "The Wire").

    'Gnomeo': A Bard's Garden of Delights


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