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Tom smiled at Mary affectionately.

The girl squeezed her doll affectionately.

The third movement affectionately parodies village musicians and their playing.

While your friend holds you affectionately by both your hands you are safe, for you can watch both of his.

The proof of a poet is that his country absorbs him as affectionately as he has absorbed it.
(Walt Whitman in Leaves of Grass, )

It became known simply (and affectionately) as BSOD.
(Forbes - Technology, )

He's affectionately known as "Greybeard" on the trails.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

Ness monster, affectionately called "Nessie" remains an urban legend.
(NBC News Science, )

Shola Ameobi is affectionately known as the 'Mackem Slayer' on Tyneside.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Loch Ness monster, affectionately called "Nessie" remains an urban legend.
(NBC News Science, )

No one strokes the power button affectionately and sighs wistfully over the paper tray.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

Affectionately dubbed "Holland of the Tropics," Curacao is Caribbean chic at its finest.
(USA Today - Travel, )

I am what I affectionately refer to, as an "early adopter" of foreign actors and performers.
(NBC News, )

There in their absence, though, was Michail Antonio – also affectionately known as Mr Fix It.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Affectionately known as ‘The Boss,’ he was spotted wandering around the park on the weekend.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Part of the proof involves a calf that UMass Boston students have affectionately named Constance.
(Science Daily - News, )

A new beauty trend - affectionately named the 'Puppy Eye' - is set to become the new make-up look.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Fittingly, the very first winner was a player affectionately famous for being the “one man gang”.
(Forbes - Business, )

He hugs the hulking hairy creature whom he thinks of as his own child, and slaps her chest affectionately.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

The man Winnipeg Jets fans affectionately refer to as "Big Buff" lived up to the nickname on Saturday night.
(The Canadian Press in CBC Sports, )

The London Underground, affectionately known as "the Tube", is the oldest rapid transit system in the world.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Affectionately referred to as the “Nerd Prom,” the fashion displayed Saturday night was anything but geeky.
(NBC Today, )

The man Winnipeg Jets fans affectionately refer to as “Big Buff” lived up to the nickname on Saturday night.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Known affectionately as 'King Kazu', Miura will be entering his 32nd consecutive season as a pro later this year.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Her haircut in Friends was copied by women all over the world and became affectionately known as ‘the Rachel’.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Chelsea full-back Cesar Azpilicueta is affectionately known as 'Dave' giving the tongue-twisting nature of his surname.
(The Independent - Football, )

A pilot whale affectionately called Gale was returned to the sea after five weeks of rehabilitation in SeaWorld Orlando.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Alexi Amarista, listed at 5-foot158 pounds, is affectionately referred to as "Little Ninja" by his Rockies teammates.
(The Denver Post - Sports, )

JOE BERNSTEIN AT OLD TRAFFORD: The stadium once affectionately known as the Theatre of Dreams is now in a state of torpor.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Former President George H.W. Bush, known affectionately as Bush 41, will remain in Houston Methodist Hospital over the weekend.
(USA Today - National, )

Hospital staff at Addenbrooke's in Cambridge introduced 'Computers on Wheels' – affectionately known as CoWs – on to their wards.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The sire, 'Scarface,' as he is affectionately called, was one of the last 18 black-footed ferrets to exist in the world in the 1980s.
(Science Daily - News, )

The reality star, 37, kissed her daughter as she affectionately placed a hand upon her chin in a sweet Instagram snap posted Tuesday.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

It's not uncommon for Filipinos to have nicknames: sometimes holdovers from childhood; sometimes affectionately acquired as young adults.
(CNN - World News, )

Canadian music icon Ronnie 'The Hawk' Hawkins is selling his home — which he affectionately calls Hawkstone Manor — for $14.9 million.
(CBC News - Canada, )

Affectionately known as The Vic, this 19th century inn lies equidistant between a vast, sandy beach and the parkland surrounding Holkham Hall.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

The 23-year-old pop star and her 24-year-old boyfriend kissed affectionately in the sweet social media post she shared to Instagram on Sunday.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

The Natural History Museum’s famous model of a diplodocus, known affectionately to schoolchildren as Dippy, is to be retired after 110 years.
(Daily Mail - News, )

It seems Taylor Swift may be about to reveal something big and "Swifties" -- as her fans are affectionately called -- suspect it's a new album.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

The White House Correspondents' Dinner — affectionately known as "nerd prom — brought big laughs and sharp jabs in Washington Saturday night.
(NBC News, )

The world's oldest flamingo, affectionately called Greater, died Friday at the Adelaide zoo, after its quality of life deteriorated due to old age.
(UPI - Science News, )

It is affectionately known as the "toilet circuit", the network of small music venues across Britain from which the next stadium-filler might emerge.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

After being involved in a number of recent run-outs, England batsman Joe Root has been affectionately named after ex-England opener Geoffrey Boycott.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

"Glee" fans, affectionately known as Gleeks, will finally get the chance to directly impact what happens on the musical series, now in its fifth season.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

A pair of bright yellow and red firefighting planes affectionately known as “super scoopers” landed at the Van Nuys Airport late Saturday afternoon.
(Los Angeles Times - Hockey, )

Ian McKellen, one half of the internet’s most adored bromance, affectionately described Patrick Stuart as a “pussy cat” at a press event yesterday.
(The Independent - People, )

Affectionately compared to a Labrador, David Taylor looks set to be let off the leash by Queensland in their must win State of Origin game two in Sydney.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Allen Jerkens, the Hall of Fame trainer who pulled off some of horse racing’s biggest upsets and was affectionately known as “The Chief,” has died.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Drug company CEO Heather Bresch affectionately describes the humble EpiPen as her “baby,” a once-middling product that she turned into a blockbuster.
(Fox News - Health, )

Ian McKellen, one half of the internet’s most adored bromance, affectionately described Patrick Stewart as a “pussy cat” at a press event yesterday.
(The Independent - People, )

A killer whale thought to be over 100 years old and known affectionately as "Granny" has not been sighted in several months and is thought to be deceased.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

Last month, I told the tale of the brand spankin' new-for-2014 premium tax credit, or as it's affectionately become known: the credit that YOU pay to the IRS.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The creature, affectionately named Baldy, was brought to Hessilhead Wildlife Sanctuary after concerned residents found her in a garden in Duntocher, Scotland.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Granted, this also prompted the sort of affectionately irreverent reimaginings of the flag which suggest we still enjoy sending up nationalistic pomp and ritual.
(The Independent - World News, )

The footballer, affectionately known as Gazza, wore blue shades with a cream jacket, navy jeans and white shoes as he carried his food shopping in Poole, Dorset.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Tony-winning show, based on the cult movie comedy "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," leaves no silliness unturned as it affectionately sends up the Broadway musical.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Feb. 4 (UPI) -- The Navy decommissioned the USS Enterprise aircraft carrier, bringing the storied 51-year career of a ship affectionately known as "The Big E" to a close.
(UPI - Business News, )

Kevin Youkilis, a three-time All-Star known affectionately as Yoooouuuuk in Boston and "the Greek God of Walks" in the book "Moneyball," announced his retirement Thursday.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

In this charming encounter in Florida, these 'sea cows' as manatees are affectionately known, can be seen loving the attention lavished on them by their human dive buddies.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Feb. 4 (UPI) -- The Navy decommissioned the U.S.S. Enterprise aircraft carrier, bringing the storied 51-year career of a ship affectionately known as "The Big E" to a close.
(UPI - Business News, )

Nasa’s Cassini-Huygens space probe suggest that Saturn may be in the process of forming a new moon, which has already been affectionately named by scientists as ‘Peggy’.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

Andrew Johnston, affectionately known as 'Beef', has had a fairytale time at Royal Troon in Scotland, and at one stage was in contention to take home the £1.175million prize.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Duncan Locke and Mike Hughes, the Red Rose performance analysts sitting with their laptops on Friday night, are affectionately known in the England camp as ‘the Geek Squad’.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Sir Paul McCartney has led tributes to his "second father" Sir George Martin, the late music producer affectionately known as the fifth Beatle who passed away this week aged 90.
(Heather Saul in The Independent - People, )

JOE STRANGE: Affectionately known as Bobby Brown Shoes during his first season in charge, the Spaniard's positivity surged its way through the stands and into those on the pitch.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

After a 47-year career commentating on the numerous highs and lows of the England team, the man affectionately known as Blowers spent his final working day at Lord's on Saturday.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

In a ceremony affectionately dubbed the "Shirt Off Our Backs," the Bruins honoured the city's first responders - who assisted the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing – Sunday.
(CBC Sports, )

A purebred yellow Labrador retriever, Oakley likes to run, swim and get into most everything -- "whether it's trouble or not," his owner 1st Lt. Brandon Harker affectionately says.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

New York City Opera, the venerated institution that New York mayor Fiorello La Guardia once affectionately dubbed the "people's opera," has officially lowered the curtain for good.
(David Ng in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Stawinski, known affectionately as the "Clarinet Man," died of Alzheimer's disease April 9 in the Highline Rehabilitation and Care Community, according to his daughter, Mary Stawinski.
(The Denver Post - News, )

Known affectionately as "Mr Game Seven", Los Angeles Kings right winger Justin Williams went against type by providing the defining moment of the Stanley Cup Finals opener on Wednesday.
(The New York Times - Hockey, )

Greivis Vasquez was speaking to a large circle of journalists Thursday when DeMar DeRozan squeezed his way in through the crowd and affectionately draped an arm around Vasquez’s neck.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

He also talks affectionately about his former fiancée Lady Gaga and the work of her Born This Way Foundation, and shares a photo of himself attending the World Series at Wrigley Field.
(NBC Today, )

The 22,000-tonne ship, affectionately known as ‘Lusty’, was formally decommissioned in August 2014 - and she has now left Portsmouth for a Turkish shipyard after 32 years of service.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

On March 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or as it's affectionately or derisively known, depending on your point of view, Obamacare.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Frances Cappuccini, 30, affectionately called 'Mrs Coffee' by pupils because of her surname, died from a haemorrhage after giving birth to her second son Giacomo in Kent on October 2012.
(Daily Mail - News, )

New images from Nasa’s Cassini-Huygens space probe suggest that Saturn may be in the process of forming a new moon, which has already been affectionately named by scientists as ‘Peggy’.
(The Independent - Science, )

Here’s Dracula as you’ve never seen him before, a devoted family man who, as Prince Vlad of Transylvania, is affectionately nicknamed the Impaler after his habit of skewering his enemies.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Known affectionately as Timmie's by its Canadian supporters, it will have to compete with revitalised rival Krispy Kreme, which has self-service cabinets in 500 Tesco stores and petrol stations.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The Energy Information Administration, which is also known affectionately by the acronym, EIA, has happy news; the price of gasoline will be about a dollar per gallon cheaper this summer than last.
(Forbes - Business, )

Marbella - or 'Marbs' as it's affectionately known by the TOWIE crowd - is a far cry from what the ITV reality show would have viewers believe – well, it is out of season, anyway, writes Carol Driver.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Affectionately known in his home city of Madrid as "the wise man of Hortaleza," Luis Aragones -- who died aged 75 on Saturday -- left the legacy of helping Spain's ascension to the top of world football.
(CNN - World Sport, )

In general, I do most my writing either from the kitchen table or from the coffee shop I affectionately call “the office.” But working from home means I spend large parts of the day staring at a screen.
(Forbes - Education, )

Affectionately dubbed the "Buckeye Dragon Mite," the mite is officially named Osperalycus tenerphagus, Latin for "mouth purse" and "tender feeding," in a nod to its complex and highly unusual oral structure.
(Science Daily - News, )

They're pesky and annoying when they get into your fruit, but Drosophila melanogaster, more affectionately known as the "fruit fly," have led researchers to an unexpected discovery involving drowning and comas.
(Science Daily - News, )

A giant skeleton of a blue whale is to replace the iconic replica skeleton of a dinosaur affectionately known as “Dippy” in the main entrance hall of the Natural History Museum in London, it has been announced.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

The giant skeleton of a blue whale is to replace the iconic replica skeleton of a dinosaur affectionately known as “Dippy” in the main entrance hall of the Natural History Museum in London, it has been announced.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Affectionately known as “the moms,” Cheryl Davis and Jacqui White are as much a team as their kids, ice skaters Meryl Davis and Charlie White. "We're with each other like 24/7," Davis told TODAY's Natalie Morales.
(NBC Today, )

It is affectionately known to skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts as "Big Mountain Jesus" - a 6-foot-tall public sculpture of Christ that has stood for the past six decades on national forest land in Whitefish, Mont.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Described affectionately as a 'good old fashioned' doctor, Dr Richard Hughes was adored for the way he took time to get to know people and talk through their issues - rather than to simply treat patients as 'a number'.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

The Rough Trade label boss who originally put out the record in 1981 has since added he meant this “affectionately”, though this is certainly the sort of artefact that goes under the heading “for the completists”.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The retail industry was changing too, and indeed has been ever since, but among the shifting landscape of UK fashion retailers Dorothy Perkins, or ‘Dotty Ps’ as it is affectionately known, has been an enduring presence.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

For decades in the art world the ordinary names "Herb and Dorothy" referred affectionately to Herbert and Dorothy Vogel, postal worker and librarian respectively, who stuffed their tiny Manhattan apartment with significant contemporary art.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Those who love Antonio Rodriguez know him affectionately as "Father Tony," the Roman Catholic priest who spent 15 years working in El Salvador's roughest neighborhoods to get vulnerable young men out of a gang lifestyle that often ends in death.
(Fox News - World, )

There appear to be just two permanent residents at the Little Harbor Campground, a remote camping spot on Santa Catalina Island off the coast of southern California: the local ranger and an elderly bison whom the islanders affectionately call Brutus.
(The Independent - World News, )

The White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, affectionately known as the nerd prom, attracted a bevy of stars to Washington, D.C., on Saturday night, including Nicole Kidman, Sofia Vergara, Hayden Panettiere, Jessica Pare, Katy Perry and Olivia Munn.
(Booth Moore in Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

The first is a classic craft cocktail bar and the second "an energy-driven room affectionately referred to as the 'Disco'," says David Kaplan, whose Death & Co. bar in New York won the award for World's Best Cocktail Menu at Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans in 2010.
(Jessica Gelt in Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

Eusebio da Silva Ferreira, who died Sunday aged 71, became affectionately known as the Black Panther for his athletic prowess and clinical finishing that made him one of the world's top scorers during his heyday in the 1960s for Benfica and the Portuguese national team.
(The Associated Press in CBC Sports, )

He outlasted pretty much everyone from what people affectionately call Old Hollywood and right up to the end, millions still picture Mickey Rooney from his early pictures as a young, enthusiastic guy with a twinkle in his eye.Back in the day, he was known as the most famous teenager in America.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

For a second time, the Supreme Court was faced with a decision that would effective kill the President's signature legislation, the health care reform law formally known as the "Affordable Care Act," but affectionately or derisively known -- depending on your political leanings -- as Obamacare.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

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