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  • n. Plural form of freshman.


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  • At stake for one of the freshmen is the third-string position behind incumbent starter Jerrod Johnson and backup Ryan Tannehill, who doubles as a wide receiver.

    Texas A&M - Team Notes

  • Being an incoming college freshmen is never easy, and that painful experience is ripe for cinematic skewering.

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  • She knows as freshmen they're going to be targets in '08 and making them "somebodies" will help them ward off the bad guys in that first reelection race which is the toughest.

    Election Central Sunday Roundup

  • If you did not kill any freshmen, is it truly "good" news?

    English Professor-ly Moment

  • "I was having flashbacks a few times tonight (to 1987), but to win a national championship with these freshmen is unbelievable." - Boeheim delivers title 41 years after walking on at Syracuse

  • It's possible that the next Prior and Currier might be found in freshmen left-handers J.P. Howell (Atlanta) and Matt Chico (Boston) both were second-round draft choices out of high school. - Stanford tops 2002 college preview

  • But Brown and offensive coordinator Greg Davis were considerably more reticent about the play of backup Sherrod Harris, who was designated the No. 2 quarterback this spring while mid-term freshmen Connor Wood and Case McCoy dealt with making the adjustment to college life. - Highschool

  • Tennessee head coach Derek Dooley said after Tuesday's practice that he was pleased with what he saw Saturday from mid-term freshmen defensive ends Corey Miller and Jacques Smith.


  • I agree that (2) is important, but it’s rare in freshmen and sophomore level textbooks, who are generally written by a wide variety of people over a large amount of time, ensuring that the text isn’t at all integrated.

    Matthew Yglesias » Open Source Textbooks

  • As Republicans and Democrats try to cut a short-term budget deal this week - and a more permanent one in coming weeks - the freshmen are the wild card.

    With government shutdown looming, freshmen are the wild cards


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