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He captures Ramone and his second wife, Barbara, together in the studio in one photo, him on bass, her on guitar.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The lady who Goldberg is referring to is Barbara Bowman, one of the victims who agreed to testify in the 2006 case.
Now when you Google “Bill Cosby,” you also come across Hannibal Buress, Barbara Bowman, Joan Tarshis, and maybe others.
My girlfriend, Barbara, came to visit me and exposed her breast through the window.
Hayes has stayed in contact with that very girlfriend, Barbara Belmont, and even spoke to her a week ago.
The form of expression was so crude that once more Barbara was startled.The Dust Flower|Basil King
He had persistently refused this request, and now enjoined it upon Barbara to follow his example.Barbara Blomberg, Complete|Georg Ebers
Having secured their sympathy, such as it was, Barbara allowed herself to become more doleful still.The Youngest Girl in the School|Evelyn Sharp
Fanny was all smiles and attention in an instant, and warmly squeezed Barbara's hand.The Morning Glory Club|George A. Kyle
All this, perhaps, will prove that the Lady Barbara knew more of London life than its gossip.
fem. proper name, from Latin, fem. of barbarus "strange, foreign, barbarous," from Greek barbaros (see barbarian). For women, unlike men, the concept of "alien" presumably could be felt as "exotic" and thus make an appealing name. Popularized as a Christian name by the legend of Saint Barbara, early 4c. martyr, whose cult was popular from 7c. The common Middle English form was Barbary. A top 10 name in popularity for girls born in the U.S. between 1927 and 1958.