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In 2008, Gilkes joined Phillips, eventually becoming its chief auctioneer.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She even claims that Phillips told her that they would marry soon, as he believed that his wife was about to die.
Unsurprisingly, Phillips himself seems to be spiraling out of control.
“Politics and celebrity — there is a bit of eroticism in the show too, and also cultural critique,” Phillips explains.
My favorites are three women who watch together from a retirement community: Ayn Phillips, Teddi Shattuck and Sue Mavro.Watching Us, Watching Them: On ‘The People’s Couch’|Tim Teeman|March 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Phillips is always butting into things that are none of his business," growled Mr. Darner.The Circus Comes to Town|Lebbeus Mitchell
Burtons, a small tackle of two pulleys to be fastened anywhere at pleasure (Phillips' Dictionary, 1706).The Autobiography of a Cornish Smuggler|Harry Carter
The fact that his mother had belonged to one of the leading Romany tribes Phillips found greatly to his advantage.Hard Pressed|Fred M. White
The next year the boy, now fourteen, was sent to Phillips Exeter Academy.American Leaders and Heroes|Wilbur Fisk Gordy
Doherty and the others, at Phillips' orders, filed from the laboratory.Astounding Stories, April, 1931|Various
British Dictionary definitions for phillips (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for phillips (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for phillips
proper name of a cross-slot screw and corresponding screwdriver, 1935, named for its inventor, U.S. businessman Henry F. Phillips (1890-1958) of Portland, Ore. It was designed for car makers, hence the handyman's complaint that they are difficult to un-screw. Phillips lost the patent in 1949.