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Amanda

the impersonation of love in Thomson's Spring, is Miss Young, afterwards married to Admiral Campbell. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894AmarantAmalthea's Horn …

Amanda Bynes

Actress Amanda Bynes is the teen star whose strange public antics led to an arrest for reckless endangerment in 2013. Amanda Bynes was already a comedy veteran by the time she became a teenager, havin…

Amanda Knox

Amanda Knox is the American student who was convicted, then acquitted, then convicted again of murdering her roommate, Meredith Kercher, while both were students in Italy in 2007. The gruesome murder …

Amanda Coetzer

Amanda Coetzer is a tennis player from South Africa who made her runs at championships in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Coetzer turned pro in 1988 and began a steady if unspectacular career: her hi…

Amanda Burton

One of the most respected television actors in the United Kingdom, Amanda Burton is best known for her role as sharp and persistent forensic pathologist Sam Ryan in the BBC series Silent Witness. A f…

Amanda Seyfried

American screen actress Amanda Seyfried is best known as a dimwitted sidekick from Mean Girls and the star of the movie Mamma Mia! She was a model between the ages of 11 and 17, and in 2000 she began …

Amanda Peet

Amanda Peet is a brilliantly blue-eyed actress who rose to fame with a five-year string of TV and movie roles beginning in 1996. These included TV guest turns on Law & Order and Seinfeld (as Linette, …

Amanda Plummer

Amanda PlummeractressBorn: 3/23/1957Birthplace: New York City Plummer made a strong movie debut in Cattle Annie and Little Britches (1981, with Burt Lancaster). She won a Tony Award for the l…

B. of B. K

Some mysterious initials applied to himself in his diary by Arthur Orton, “the Tichborne Claimant.” Supposed to denote “Baronet of British Kingdom.” Source: Dictio…

B.'s

Four B.'s essential for social success. Blood, brains, brass, brads (money). (American.) Beware of the B.'s, i.e. the British. A Carlow caution. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, …