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  • n. Plural form of name-calling.


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  • What this speculation is suggesting is an origin for representative language in the transition between bullying and bitching, in the namings and name-callings.

    Notes on Strange Fiction: Narrative's Function (3)

  • The subpoenas do not come out of the Democrat-bashers 'name-callings against the Democrats.

    Poll: Public Thinks Dems Are Screwing Up, But Still Likes Them

  • Anyway, those multiple post name-callings were done to avoid facing the reality that NPR could not exist without a huge government subsidy.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Interviews:

  • We had a few name-callings, but he was smart enough to say, we heard so-and-so, we'd say, Coach, we heard so-and-so use the ā€œNā€ word.

    Oral History Interview with Thurman Couch, February 12, 2001. Interview K-0537. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • Q Mr. Bowles, politically speaking, after all the confrontations over the past couple of years -- the government shut-downs, name-callings, if you will -- why do you think, again politically, it came together at this point?

    Press Briefing On The Balanced Budget Agreement

  • One gathered that there were also quarrels at times, jealousies, name-callings, and tears.

    Cider With Rosie

  • After all the name-callings Aubrey has had from the MTB crew I can understand why she wanted to defend herself.


  • The vast majority of Americans oppose the continuing, illegal occupation of Iraq; and no amount of smears and name-callings by the pusilanimous 28 per cent of ferile chickenhawks who support the Bushit criminal enterprise will vindicate your sleazy efforts to prove your patriotism by putting party before country, wrapping yourself in the flag, and insulting that majority and their exercise of the First Amendment right simply because the dishonest, such as you, disapprove of the content of their speech.



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