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  • n. Plural form of godsend.


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  • Art Howe had just been fired after two very embarrassing seasons, and Fred Wilpon went out and hired what seemed to be godsends at the time in Omar Minaya and Willie Randolph.

    Steven Hirsch: Mets: Stay Optimistic

  • And stories, poems and plays from the likes of Carl Sandburg, Dr. Seuss, Langston Hughes and lesser-known socialist lights, which earnestly attempt to provide progressive answers to the questions children ask, are godsends.

    R is for Rebel | clusterflock

  • A crop of young stars such as Alexander Ovetchkin and Sidney Crosby and the rise of high-def television, which allows people to actually follow the puck at home, have been godsends to the sport.

    Bad Sports

  • Sandra attributes much of this groundswell to Ewing and Knott, whom she considers godsends.

    Interstate 69

  • Hillary "corporate lawyer" Clinton and her husband Bill "Telecommunication Act" Clinton were probably godsends for the Gannett Company, which also owns USA Today and the Detroit Free Press.

    Des Moines Register Endorses Hillary And McCain

  • Part of the reason that Cafe Duke, Ambrosia, and Pro Hot Korean are such godsends is because it saves those lunchers who work in the 40s and 50s a trip to Koreatown.

    Cafe Amande May Not Serve Beignets, But Their Korean Food is Good | Midtown Lunch - Finding Lunch in the Food Wasteland of NYC's Midtown Manhattan

  • "Walton's stores were godsends to the farm wives and daughters displaced by agricultural revolution."

    Wal-Mart's Backward Business Revolution

  • A ten ton eighteen wheeler barreling down the Greenwich exit ramp thoroughly exhausted my personal allotment of godsends.

    The Downlink: Ken Goldman | SciFi UK Review

  • Thrift stores and yard sales also can be godsends for young people for this reason: They often serve up designer name-brand finds for $1 to $5, as opposed to $50 to $100.

    Money Lessons

  • Those two shows, "San Francisco Rock: A Night at the Family Dog" and "Go Ride the Music", were released on DVD this year to little notice but, after decades of having to contend with bleary, jittery dupes, these clean and steady presentations with remixed 5.1 mono sound are godsends.

    Grace Slick @ 69


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