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Babbitt

self-satisfied conformer to middle-class ideas and ideals. [Am. Lit: Babbitt]

Babbitt

anti-intellectual, bourgeois conformist. [Am. Lit.: Babbitt]
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We're lesbians, we don't ever get rid of anybody," laughs Babbit, who still works with producer Andrea Sperling, her former wife and co-parent for decades.
Babbit emphasized that red is a stimulant while blue is soothing to all systems.
That iswhatmost peoplewould see as mindless cruelty, but these two men were not trying to torture Babbit the rabbit.
While the prolific independent filmmaker Barbara Hammer (A Gay Day [1973], Sappho [1976], Nitrate Kisses [1992], Tender Fictions [1995], The Female Closet [1998], and My Babushka [2001] to name a very few) and newcomer Jamie Babbit (But I'm a Cheerleader [2000]) both use film to explore lesbian themes, they each go about it in very different ways.
Pese al exito de algunos episodios, concretamente el de los honguitos de la "Danza China", hecho por Arthur Babbit, Fantasia fue un fracaso que solo se reivindico con el paso de los anos.
ON NOVEMBER 8, 1999, Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbit announced a $50 million plan to decommission and remove five diversion dams along northern California's Battle Creek, a major tributary of the Sacramento River (above).
Discipulo de Paris, de Nadia Boulanger, conserva, a pesar de la tiranica influencia que sobre el estudiante de America ejerce el ambiente europeo, las caracteristicas de movimiento y energia de su pueblo aerodinamico, sus mejores cualidades de rascacielo espiritual: sin la Estatua de la Libertad, sin multimillonarios y sin Babbit.
16th, was developed with significant input from Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbit and ultimately won Administration support at the September 30th mark-up.
Babbit indicated that American Barrick (AB), for its Goldstrike property, had an application pending to patent lands containing gold worth $10 billion for which (the U.
Influenced by <IR> IRVING BABBIT </IR> , his fellow student at Harvard, he articulated an antiromantic stance.