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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, )

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

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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

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, )

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

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

2014 marks the 33rd year of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship and 42 years since the enactment of Title IX. This weekend, 64 of the NCAA’s 332 Division I women’s basketball teams will compete in the 2014 tournament, or as die-hard basketball fans affectionately call it – March Madness.
(Forbes - Business, )

A journey that began with utter astonishment has turned into sheer happiness for Tyson and Ashley Gardner, affectionately dubbed the “Quad Squad” and the brand new parents of two sets of identical twins.The couple showed off their tiny babies, all girls, in an exclusive interview with TODAY.“They're just real fighters.
(NBC Today, )

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