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  • v. Present participle of namecheck.


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  • "Within the same six-month period, we released 'I Am Love' and 'Hobo with a Shotgun,'" said Mr. Bowles, namechecking the Tilda Swinton Italian melodrama and the Rutger Hauer vigilante spoof.

    A Studio Blossoms Downtown

  • We need a movement like they have to stop snitching, only with namechecking.

    Matthew Yglesias » Time to Play This Video Again I Guess

  • I ' m going to resist namechecking anyone here, royal or otherwise, but if it is, then Purdey suggest a bespoke 20 Bore Over and Under Game Gun.

    Giving Good Gift: The Rules

  • When Ashley Kerekes from Massachusetts had her name affectionately shortened to "The Ashes" she didn't think anything of using this moniker for her Twitter account – at least not until the actual Ashes began and cricket fans across the globe started unwittingly namechecking her in their tweets.

    Tweet after me: The Ashes is not a freaking cricket match

  • Myself, I thought namechecking the beta Pictoris rubble halo made me fireproof for at least a century, and by that time I'd be dead and I wouldn't care whether there were planets in the system or not.

    November 30th, 2008

  • And it's a great little article that benchmarks the territory by namechecking Jeff VanderMeer, China Mieville and Steph Swainston.

    Archive 2005-08-01

  • During The Peter Gabriel Song, Television Personalities pull off their old trick of namechecking a dozy old rocker, containing the lines "When it all goes wrong/ Don't worry, Peter Gabriel will write a song."

    A Brief Book Review by hecklerspray – Angels And Insects

  • "I've been down on smack," it goes "high on crack/ Fucking pills and powders, Jesus/ surprised I ever came back" before namechecking Robbie Williams, P Diddy, reminding everyone how to spell the word 'Dan' and that "we can't all be Franz Ferdinand."

    A Brief Book Review by hecklerspray – Angels And Insects

  • After a hiatus of over three months, the blog is back with a post by CEO Rich Skrenta namechecking the players in the increasingly crowded news startups sector and listing their venture capital funding:

    Topix defines News 2.0

  • That much sensory overload, and of course some important folk slipped through the namechecking cracks your fine self included.

    AJS report - Danya Ruttenberg


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