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self-christened

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  • The 71-year-old actor was born Peter Bourne, but he was self-christened Bette (pronouncing it a la Miss Davis, not Miss Midler) once he wholeheartedly embraced his gay identity.

    Theater review: 'On the Fringe: Eye on Edinburgh' at the Kennedy Center

  • There was Alpha, the self-christened retrofeminist, which as far as Laura could tell meant that she gave a lot of speeches about how modern women had been driven so far from the home they no longer felt comfortable inside it.

    The Tenth Circle

  • There was Alpha, the self-christened retrofeminist, which as far as Laura could tell meant that she gave a lot of speeches about how modern women had been driven so far from the home they no longer felt comfortable inside it.

    The Tenth Circle

  • He found the self-christened Mr. Smith waiting for him rather impatiently.

    Varney the vampire; or, The feast of blood. Volume 3

  • The tension ratchets up another notch when a wild-eyed Gael García Bernal arrives as a self-christened "King" and takes control of the hospital's food supply.

    Houston Press | Complete Issue

  • The tension ratchets up another notch when a wild-eyed Gael García Bernal arrives as a self-christened "King" and takes control of the hospital's food supply.

    Dallas Observer | Complete Issue

  • The self-christened Culture Warrior (not to be confused with an actual "enlisting in the military" warrior) wrote that "When I examine the other side, the Bush-haters and far-left zealots, I compare them to Tony Snow.

    Sick��: O'Reilly Uses His "Friend's" Sickness For Political Attack

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