Flannery

noun

Tim, full name Timothy Fridtjof Flannery . born 1956, Australian zoologist, palaeontologist and environmentalist. His books include The Weather Makers (2006)

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Contemporary Examples of flannery

  • “He was born on third base and thought he had hit a triple,” Flannery said.

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    The Humbling Tragedy of Jesse Jackson Jr.

    James Warren

    November 21, 2012

  • The Vatican clearly has had enough of Flannery and last week silenced the 65-year-old priest.

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    Vatican Silences Father Flannery

    Barbie Latza Nadeau

    April 11, 2012

  • In the meantime, Flannery has reportedly been sent to a monastery for six weeks of prayer and contemplation.

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    Vatican Silences Father Flannery

    Barbie Latza Nadeau

    April 11, 2012

  • Flannery jumped out of the car and bounded forward as the bird quickly withdrew its head at her approach.

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    Flannery Feathers Her Nest

    Brad Gooch

    February 24, 2009

  • Driving up to the station, Regina and Flannery saw that the wooden crate had already been unloaded onto the platform.

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    Flannery Feathers Her Nest

    Brad Gooch

    February 24, 2009

Historical Examples of flannery

  • Flannery was crowded into a few feet at the extreme front of the office.

    "Pigs is Pigs"

    Ellis Parker Butler

  • For answer Mr. Morehouse slammed the door in Flannery's face.

    "Pigs is Pigs"

    Ellis Parker Butler

  • Flannery received this letter next morning, and when he read it he grinned.

    "Pigs is Pigs"

    Ellis Parker Butler

  • But Flannery caught him as he was opening the door to his cabin.

    Victory

    Lester del Rey

  • "Director Flannery has been asking for you again," the man told him.

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    Lester del Rey