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gay

noun homoerotic, homophile, homosexual, life partner, same sex partner
Associated concepts: gay marriage
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(1) On page 27 is the charming nautical ballad 'Black-Eyed Susan', credited to John Gay and Richard Leveridge, 1725?-which led me to wonder what had happened to it during the intervening two hundred years, and what has become of it since.
On his new role, John Gay said, "The Middle East remains a strong focus for Rolls-Royce as our business and our customer relationships continue to grow.
They will cover topics such as health care, the economy, budget deficit, and the future of Social Security and Medicare in a session moderated by CHPA vice president of government affairs John Gay.
John Gay's very erudite article on Friendship (December 2012) was a pleasant surprise.
One category of question comes up with puzzling frequency in autocomplete - whether a certain person is gay: Is Elton John gay? Is Paul Ryan gay?
The marina also welcomed its first yacht earlier this summer, captained by Briton John Gay. "The retail and food and beverage offerings in the marina's vicinity are great," said Gay.
The Natural Products Association (NPA), Washington, D.C., responded to a recent article in the Wall Street journal about the benefits of vitamins, calling the reporting "responsible" and "inaccurate." John Gay, executive director and CEO, NPA, said: "It is disappointing that the Wall Street Journal would devote space to such a sensationalist and inaccurate item.
"Natural Products Day is a great way for industry members to get a foot in the doors of the policymakers who can make a difference" says John Gay, executive director and CEO of Washington, D.C.-based NPA.
Back home in Toronto, Naxos has released Mallon and Aradia's world premiere recording of Samuel Arnold's 1777 renovation of Polly, a ballad opera composed in 1729 by Johann Christoph Pepusch to John Gay's libretto as a sequel to the popular Pepusch/Gay social satire, The Beggar's Opera.
The kind of stuff being offered up by the likes of John Gay and Henry Fielding would make your hair curl.
Googling a runner Beggar's Opera 4.40 Wolverhampton Written by John Gay in 1728, The Beggar's Opera satirised Italian Opera, which had become popular in the theatre houses of London.
John Gay, founder of Frisco Financial Planning in Frisco, Texas, thinks he has the answer.