Figurative in the News

Figuratively Speaking - Global Times

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:43

Figuratively Speaking
Global Times
Figuratively Speaking. Source:Global Times Published: 2016-1-31 18:03:01. 15,000. - the number of Shanghai temporary residence permit holders who received a Shanghai hukou (permanent residence registration) as of the end of 2015. 4 million.

Todd Frazier looking for home with White Sox literally and figuratively - Chicago Tribune

Sat, 01/30/2016 - 05:45

Chicago Tribune

Todd Frazier looking for home with White Sox literally and figuratively
Chicago Tribune
The new White Sox third baseman was peppered with questions from 5-year-old Drew Duszynski during a visit with the boy and his family before SoxFest began at Hilton Chicago. "How many home runs are you going to hit this year?" Duszynski asked.

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Faith: Literal versus figurative language in the Bible - Kamloops This Week

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 06:01

Faith: Literal versus figurative language in the Bible
Kamloops This Week
Bible students often ask, “How does one determine whether a passage was intended to be taken literally or figuratively?” It shouldn't be difficult since even children comprehend figurative language. However, a serious handicap is created when the ...

PIC: Donald Cerrone takes a big, steaming (figurative) dump on Reebok - SportsJOE

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 18:19

SportsJOE

PIC: Donald Cerrone takes a big, steaming (figurative) dump on Reebok
SportsJOE
It looks like Reebok may have made an enemy for life in the form of UFC star Donald Cerrone. The sportswear behemoths haven't received the best press since signing their infamous sponsorship deal with the UFC in December 2014. Under the terms of the ...

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PIC: Donald Cerrone takes a big, steaming (figurative) dump on Reebok - SportsJOE

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 18:19

SportsJOE

PIC: Donald Cerrone takes a big, steaming (figurative) dump on Reebok
SportsJOE
It looks like Reebok may have made an enemy for life in the form of UFC star Donald Cerrone. The sportswear behemoths haven't received the best press since signing their infamous sponsorship deal with the UFC in December 2014. Under the terms of the ...

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Rangers Can't Afford To Be Buyers This Year (Literally And Figuratively) - Blueshirt Banter

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 17:27

Blueshirt Banter

Rangers Can't Afford To Be Buyers This Year (Literally And Figuratively)
Blueshirt Banter
The Rangers can't afford (both literally in terms of the cap and figuratively in terms of future consequences) to spend more precious draft picks and top prospects (of which there's already too few) for an aging rental player. Even if the right player ...

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Rangers Can't Afford To Be Buyers This Year (Literally And Figuratively) - Blueshirt Banter

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 17:26

Blueshirt Banter

Rangers Can't Afford To Be Buyers This Year (Literally And Figuratively)
Blueshirt Banter
The Rangers can't afford (both literally in terms of the cap and figuratively in terms of future consequences) to spend more precious draft picks and top prospects (of which there's already too few) for an aging rental player. Even if the right player ...

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Olympus falls in figurative '3D' mark case - World Trademark Review (subscription) (blog)

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:11

Olympus falls in figurative '3D' mark case
World Trademark Review (subscription) (blog)
On December 17 2015 the General Court handed down its judgment on Olympus's appeal of a decision to refuse its application to register the figurative mark below in Class 10 of the Nice Classification (“Medical and surgical apparatus and instruments, ...

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Dustin Johnson doppelgänger puts new spin -- literally and figuratively -- on old golf trick - GolfDigest.com

Sun, 01/24/2016 - 23:55

GolfDigest.com

Dustin Johnson doppelgänger puts new spin -- literally and figuratively -- on old golf trick
GolfDigest.com
What's old is new. Rocky Balboa, introduced to the world 40 years ago, is in the running for an Oscar in 2016. Neon colors, all the fashion rage in the 1980s, have returned to department store racks. And bouncing a golf ball on a wedge like a hacky ...

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Dustin Johnson doppelgänger puts new spin -- literally and figuratively -- on old golf trick - GolfDigest.com

Sun, 01/24/2016 - 23:55

GolfDigest.com

Dustin Johnson doppelgänger puts new spin -- literally and figuratively -- on old golf trick
GolfDigest.com
What's old is new. Rocky Balboa, introduced to the world 40 years ago, is in the running for an Oscar in 2016. Neon colors, all the fashion rage in the 1980s, have returned to department store racks. And bouncing a golf ball on a wedge like a hacky ...

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Figuratively Speaking - Global Times

Sun, 01/24/2016 - 15:27

Figuratively Speaking
Global Times
Figuratively Speaking. Source:Global Times Published: 2016-1-24 19:13:01. 107 - the total number of polluted days in Shanghai in 2015, including eight severely polluted days, according to Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau. 800 kilometers

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Artists Of Figurative Painting Expressing Content And Addressing Contemporary Issues - Los Alamos Daily Post

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 18:36

Artists Of Figurative Painting Expressing Content And Addressing Contemporary Issues
Los Alamos Daily Post
Here, figurative artists use the human form as a tool to express varied content and contemporary issues. These paintings depict our feelings and sentiments, our sense of belonging to a larger community in the contemporary world, while capturing the ...

GE In Transition, Literally And Figuratively, For Q4 HON UTX - Investor's Business Daily

Wed, 01/20/2016 - 21:44

Investor's Business Daily

GE In Transition, Literally And Figuratively, For Q4 HON UTX
Investor's Business Daily
Thanks to the massive sell-off of its financial services unit,General Electric (GE) is expected to report lower quarterly and annual results Friday before markets open. Although change usually is an idea that companies favor in the abstract rather than ...

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Literal and Figurative - First Things (blog)

Wed, 01/20/2016 - 18:22

Literal and Figurative
First Things (blog)
Biblical scholars commonly criticize other biblical scholars for being inconsistent in their handling of literal and figurative language. If one bit of a text is literal, it is assumed, the whole must be; and vice versa. This demand for consistency is ...

Literal and Figurative - First Things (blog)

Wed, 01/20/2016 - 18:22

Literal and Figurative
First Things (blog)
Biblical scholars commonly criticize other biblical scholars for being inconsistent in their handling of literal and figurative language. If one bit of a text is literal, it is assumed, the whole must be; and vice versa. This demand for consistency is ...

County Board considers tearing down walls, physical and figurative - Morrison County Record

Sat, 01/16/2016 - 19:43

Morrison County Record

County Board considers tearing down walls, physical and figurative
Morrison County Record
A simple request for part-time help in the Auditor's Office sparked robust discussion at the County Board planning session, Tuesday, as Commissioners and department leaders considered whether to restructure both the building and the people of county ...

County Board considers tearing down walls, physical and figurative - Morrison County Record

Sat, 01/16/2016 - 19:43

Morrison County Record

County Board considers tearing down walls, physical and figurative
Morrison County Record
A simple request for part-time help in the Auditor's Office sparked robust discussion at the County Board planning session, Tuesday, as Commissioners and department leaders considered whether to restructure both the building and the people of county ...

OBAMA'S LEGACY - WND.com

Sat, 01/16/2016 - 03:49

OBAMA'S LEGACY
WND.com
Iran, literally and figuratively, has brought America to its knees. That was the obvious point Tehran sought to rub into America's face when it chose to broadcast video of the American crew aboard two small Navy boats, on their knees with hands ...

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OBAMA'S LEGACY - WND.com

Sat, 01/16/2016 - 03:49

OBAMA'S LEGACY
WND.com
Iran, literally and figuratively, has brought America to its knees. That was the obvious point Tehran sought to rub into America's face when it chose to broadcast video of the American crew aboard two small Navy boats, on their knees with hands ...

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David Park, a giant of the figurative movement in Bay Area art, is recalled in a memoir by daughter Helen Park Bigelow - San Jose Mercury News

Sat, 01/09/2016 - 00:03

David Park, a giant of the figurative movement in Bay Area art, is recalled in a memoir by daughter Helen Park Bigelow
San Jose Mercury News
Bigelow, who traces Park's early work as a figurative painter, his experimental years as an abstractionist and his eventual return to figurative art in the 1950s, says she didn't realize that her father was a great artist until 1959, when she was ...

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