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Sir A(lfred) J(ules), 1910–1989, English philosopher, teacher, and author.
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Kelcey Ayer—singer, guitarist, and keyboardist—totally just forgot the words.Local Natives’ New Album ‘Hummingbird’ Reveals Darker Tone Born of Tragedy|Melissa Leon|January 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Her mother was American journalist Dee Wells and her stepfather was the celebrated philosopher A.J. Ayer.This Week’s Hot Reads|The Daily Beast|July 6, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Susannah Ayer dragged herself out of her sleepless night and started to get up.
That is very good of you, Miss Ayer, said Mr. Warner, appearing much relieved.
The chupak, ayer-ayer, and rambe are species or varieties of the same fruit.
In the year 1682 the district of Ayer Aji threw off its dependence on Indrapura.
I tried many remedies, but until I began taking Ayer's Pills received no benefit.Harry Blount, the Detective|T. J. Flanagan
British Dictionary definitions for Ayer
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Sir Alfred Jules. 1910–89, English positivist philosopher, noted particularly for his antimetaphysical work Language, Truth, and Logic (1936)
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