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  • Getty Images Steve Kudlow of Anvil Apt for a band so-named, Anvil plays heavy rock with lots of thudding energy and almost no finesse.

    Wing It Out Loud Around Town

  • Tens of thousands of the protesters, so-named for their choice of clothing, took to the streets of Bangkok last year, triggering clashes with security forces that killed over 90 people.

    Ex-Thai Leader's Party Wins

  • By contrast, QE2, so-named because it was the second round of quantitative easing, saw the Fed pump in $600 billion.

    Fed's Twist May Prompt Bigger Turn

  • Omega-3 essential fatty acids are so-named because the body needs them for overall health.

    The Debate Over Men And Omega-3

  • Tens of thousands of the protesters, so-named for their choice of clothing, took to the streets of Bangkok last year, triggering clashes with security forces that killed over 90 people.

    Ex-Thai Leader's Party Wins

  • Mr. Bernstein's 12-member Millennial Territory Orchestra has a unique repertoire that makes a direct connection between the so-named territorial bands, which flourished in the Midwest and southwest in the 1920s, and the soul music of the 1960s he grew up loving.

    Searching for New Jazz Under Every Rock

  • The parallels, intentional or not, to the Nazis 'heinous 1938 kristallnacht, or "Night of Broken Glass," so-named for the 7,000 storefront windows that were smashed, are hard to ignore.

    'Wingnuts': An Autobiography?

  • As the University of California's Ned Wright noted in his presentation of the image at an American Astronomical Society meeting, the nebulae are so-named because of their resemblance to a "Valentine's Day heart" (on the left-hand side of the image) and a "a surgical heart that you have in your body" (on the right-hand side).

    Cassiopeia 'Heart And Soul Nebulae' Captured By NASA (PICTURE)

  • You have dragged me along to make such inquiries, and by God, I shall make the inquiry without any so-named assistance from you.

    The Year of Living Scandalously

  • Down a narrow, winding gravel road through a dark forest with "Dead End" and "Beware of Bears" signs is Ms. Slaughter's second home, "Hemlock Holler," so-named because of the hemlock trees on the property and its owner's fondness for "appealing alliteration."

    A Crime Writer's Sunny Spot

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