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  • noun Plural form of obit.

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Examples

  • The only thing I find most interesting about obits, is that I know wether I'm able to put my feet on the floor in the morning.

    actors houses?

  • The profound pleasure Johnson takes in reading the morning obits is one familiar to genealogists: The New York Times comes each morning and never fails to deliver news of the important dead.

    Obiterature

  • Some of the qualities that show up in obits go beyond raising tomatoes.

    Say, Isn't That Charles de Gaulle?

  • Among the subjects of his obits was the woman who created the Bridey Murphy hoopla, the fixer for the Chicago mob, the country's top genealogist, the pastor who buried Lee Harvey Oswald, the postmaster who introduced the ZIP code, the lady who inspired the expatriate literary life in Paris of the 50s, the conman who invented a primitive tribe on Mindanao called the Tasadays, and on and on.

    The Deathman Cometh - Richard Wheeler on Obits

  • Among the subjects of his obits was the woman who created the Bridey Murphy hoopla, the fixer for the Chicago mob, the country's top genealogist, the pastor who buried Lee Harvey Oswald, the postmaster who introduced the ZIP code, the lady who inspired the expatriate literary life in Paris of the 50s, the conman who invented a primitive tribe on Mindanao called the Tasadays, and on and on.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • (voice-over): In journalistic lingo, these stories are called obits, short for obituaries.

    CNN Transcript Jan 20, 2002

  • Members of the craft frequently bequeathed property for the partial support of a chaplain and payment of other expenses connected with their "obits," or masses for the repose of their souls and those of their relatives.

    An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England

  • IF there are news articles, videos, photos, obits, DD214's, etc that provide PHYSICAL evidence of the claims ...

    To report a suspected phony

  • Michael Jackson obits, Sanford obits or Tehran obitsWhile CNN and other MSM deluge the internet and TV with trollope, important news takes a backseat.

    Business as usual for embattled South Carolina governor

  • I frankly can't remember noticing their work reprised, except in occasional book-length collections, or perhaps a paragraph or two of stellar prose in their obits.

    The Placeholder Column

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