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  • n. Plural form of p.


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  • It is the non-site that focuses on the three "p's" - the present, privacy and people. News

  • Some of the list has been corrected in what appears to be the prime minister's handwriting – the floating crossbars on the t's and the not fully looped p's are distinctive.

    Thatcher cabinet 'wobbled' over IRA hunger strikers

  • They looked at the so-called "four p's" of marketing -- product, price, place and promotion -- and cut promotion into many slices: advertising; public relations; direct marketing; shopper marketing; above the line activities; below the line activities.

    Miles Young: Marketing in the Modern Age

  • An example: Write the word "chump" in cursive but leave the semicircle of the "p" open so it doesn't touch the p's tail.

    The Mind of a Master Brain Teaser

  • Specifically, you can use it to make lower case letters plural, as in "You better mind your p's and q's, Steve."

    Apostrophe Castastrophe

  • Nora kept a bi-monthly hair and nail appointment in town, at Sally's Beauty Shoppe — Shoppe with two “p's” as Sally felt it gave her beauty parlor that cosmopolitan feel which she felt Bob's Barber Shop lacked.

    Go to Jesus

  • I learned to play the game; tell a woman her loopy y's, g's and p's meant she would marry a poor man, and suddenly she screams that your fees are too high!

    Don Miguel Quesadilla, Disgraced Notary Public

  • Thus the audio-animatronic Obama purses its lips to pronounce its b's and p's in a way frighteningly evocative of the real one, and raises its hands, open-palmed, while shrugging its shoulders, in a way that can only be described as Obamaesque.

    Boing Boing

  • It's just unbearable having all these nasty, bossy little backward p's splattered all over the page.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • While those three factors make Palin's potential presidential path perilous -- that's a lot of "p's"!

    Palin's New Hampshire problem


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