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Neil Patrick Harris, Hedwig and the Angry Inch Neil Patrick Harris in fishnets, high heels, and glitter could be a great gag.Hedwig, Hugh & Michael Cera: 12 Powerhouse Theater Performances of 2014|Janice Kaplan|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If there is actually a war on Christmas, famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson seems ready to lead the fight.Neil deGrasse Tyson Trolls Christians on Christmas|Ben Jacobs|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In this context, and at this time, the action by Neil MacGregor and his Trustees might seem not merely naïve, but irresponsible.Britain Has Lost Its Marbles: Elgin Loan Will Appease Putin|Geoffrey Robertson|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“She is the one the left has the relationship with,” said Neil Sroka, a spokesman for Democracy for America.
Jolly and Creten, who are both married to Monster Jam drivers (Neil Elliott and Jimmy Creten, respectively), have kids.The Moms of Monster Jam Drive Trucks, Buck Macho Culture|Eliza Krigman|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why didna you say to her, out and out, 'I hae promised you to Neil Semple, my lassie.The Bow of Orange Ribbon|Amelia E. Barr
Something in the strange fierceness of Neil's words startled Nathaniel, like the thrilling twinges of an electric shock.The Courage of Captain Plum|James Oliver Curwood
Neil had brought the filly with him, and Lincoln hitched right up and took him to the station.Kilmeny of the Orchard|Lucy Maud Montgomery
Neil evaded her like a lean and darting shadow, hands deep in the pockets of his old gray sweater, cap low over his brooding eyes.The Wishing Moon|Louise Elizabeth Dutton
Without it, his end would have been as certain as if Neil had been successful in killing him.All In The Mind|Gene L. Henderson
Word Origin and History for neil
surname and masc. proper name, from Gaelic/Old Irish Niall "champion." Picked up by the Vikings in Ireland (as Njall), brought by them to Iceland and Norway, thence to France, from which place it was introduced in England at the Conquest. Incorrectly Latinized as Nigellus on mistaken association with niger "black," hence Nigel.