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  • n. Plural form of uniform.


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  • Yeah, I get the POW/battlefield analogy, but one also has to reasonably admit the nature of this process today is different than in, say, the defined battlefields with combatants in uniforms in WWII.

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  • I just spent three days arguing with locals in Phoenix that our basketball team wearing “los Suns” uniforms is not somehow dissing on the US, and then your kids fire off the same kind of BS in reverse?

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  • Serving mass in lay clothes or uniforms is rather a tolerance than an indult.

    Lourdes : Pèlerinage National

  • Except in rare cases the prisoners get no working clothes issued to them and, as the exchange of uniforms is made only on a very reduced scale since their captivity, the condition of clothing is relatively bad for

    Work Camp 924 GW

  • Despite the trappings of traditional sports – players in uniforms, referees in stripes, corporate branding in every place imaginable – competitive gaming, or e-sports as some call it, hasn't upgraded from niche to mainstream, though the World Cyber Games and main sponsor Samsung Electronics Co. hope to change that mindset with "WCG Ultimate Gamer."

    World Cyber Games Kickoff In Los Angeles

  • The public have expectations of officers in uniforms – duty band or not.

    Sunday Post, Ruralshire, England. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Senior policemen, in uniforms, holding an office, with sworn allegiance to Her Majesty the Queen, getting paid by demonstratably corrupt and lying politicians to trot out political spin stories.

    The Single Measure Of Public Confidence « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Putting children in uniforms and making them feel part of a larger cause are well-tested tricks of authoritarian regimes.

    A Discussion with Irmgard Hunt, author of On Hitler's Mountain

  • Those "things" we so carefully place, adjust, and readjust on our dress uniforms is the equivalent of a field 201 file for a knowledgeable serviceman.

    The Price

  • Hey McCain, we still have men and women in uniforms in their neighborhood.

    McCain again pans president's Iran response


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  • Captured at Yorktown, from the British "Deputy-Quarter-Master" and seized "in consequence of his violation of the right of flags":

    77 uniforms for non-commissioned officers.

    17 ditto (meaning "the same") for drummers (and fifers, included because "drummers" was used synonymously with "musicians").

    420 ditto privates.

    12 ditto servants.

    These were listed separately from other items of clothing such as hats, caps, coats, jackets, and other items such as cloth.

    October 29, 2007