[suh-vit-skee] /səˈvɪt ski/ (Show IPA), 1920–98, U.S. politician and women’s-rights activist: congresswoman 1971–76.
(Amos) Bronson [bron-suh n] /ˈbrɒn sən/ (Show IPA), 1799–1888, U.S. educator and philosopher. his daughter, Louisa May, 1832–88, U.S. author. a male given name. Contemporary Examples I’m reminded here of Louisa May Alcott’s story about the children who put beans up their noses. The Folly of Impeachment David Frum May 17, 2013 Susan Cheever is […]
- Buzz aldrin
Edwin Eugene, Jr (“Buzz”) born 1930, U.S. astronaut. Contemporary Examples Though not nearly as famous, buzz aldrin made a few poetic comments, as well. Man on the Moon The Daily Beast July 18, 2009 Magnificent Desolationby buzz aldrin The astronaut digs deep and reveals the bittersweet fortune of his mission. The Daily Beast Recommends The […]
Bartolommeo [bahr-taw-lawm-me-aw] /ˌbɑr tɔ lɔmˈmɛ ɔ/ (Show IPA), 1511–92, Italian architect and sculptor. Historical Examples Michelangelo said one day to Ammanati, “Nelle mie opere caco sangue.” Michelangelo Romain Rolland Ammanati wrote an abject apology to the Accademia del Disegno for the very frank nudity of his statues. Donatello David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford The sacristy […]
- B and b
Trademark. a brand of liqueur combining Benedictine and brandy. bed-and-breakfast. bed-and-breakfast. B and B (def 1).