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Specifically, his text Debatable Humor takes two unexpected turns from the more traditional corpus of political debate research.
What is perhaps debatable is how the concept of altruism [unselfish concern for the well being of others] is adopted by corporate entities," she said.
In the second half, Norton increased their lead further with what some saw as a debatable goal on the line, and they notched again when one-on-one with West End's keeper to record a 5-2 final score.
While it is debatable whether or not the races in question - restricted to members of a specific web-site or club, are even legal - what is not debatable is that they are not in any sense of the word 'open'.
The terrorists and the bomb are debatable, but the earthquake is not.
It was his first fight since a debatable points defeat by Chris John in March.
In this scholarly but very readable and interesting book, we learn about Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677) the singer, composer, businesswoman and associate of the Venetian elite, whose talents were so similar to those of courtesans, that her true profession is debatable.
However, in some theories of thinking, that's a debatable notion: There are grounds for arguing that an idea can only be as perfect as its transmission.
Whether the lack of preparedness to anticipate and deal with risk reflects misplaced confidence or ignorance is debatable," David Foreman, chief underwriting officer at Lloyd's insurer Wellington, said in a statement.
While I agree with some of Clarke's points, the foreign aid issue is debatable.
When that breaking point is reached is debatable but the slaughter of innocents on 9/11 and the promise of more to come convinced many Humanists that that point had been reached.
Chalmers goes one step further and compares the United States to the Roman Empire, an analogy that others have made but remains debatable.