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motto

1. a short explanatory phrase inscribed on or attached to something
2. a verse or maxim contained in a paper cracker
3. a quotation prefacing a book or chapter of a book
4. a recurring musical phrase
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Chase directed Pollock to prepare such a coin "without unnecessary delay with a motto expressing in the fewest and tersest words possible this national recognition.
Ellis created the motto," said Whittle, "to form the focus of effort on the right market.
The second interpreted text is the mysterious motto on the town's community Oven.
1530 on the evidence of the first line of its burden, 'Grude on who liste, this ys my lott' (a close variant of the motto employed by Boleyn at this time), and the matter of the lyric, which provides a plausible gloss on the situation existing at this time between Boleyn and Henry VIII.
When I was barely 20, I created a motto for my college class that is still being used today: "Nothing Happened Sophomore Year.
In a widely shared response, Childress Police Chief Adrian Garcia wrote: "After carefully reading your letter, I must deny your request in the removal of our nation's motto from our patrol units and ask that you and the Freedom From Religion Foundation go fly a kite.
Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the Holy Infant Parish and Knights of Columbus offered to donate $750 to pay for the sign, with supporters arguing that the motto merely represents patriotism, and not religious fervor.
I think it's important for the town to have a motto, and I think the motto should be elegant and intriguing and cause questions to be raised," he said, adding, "Right now we don't have that.
And New Hampshire has made General Stark so much its own that his famous saying, "Live Free or Die," has been adopted as the state motto and been engraved on all the state's noncommercial license plates since 1969, replacing the word "Scenic.
LANCASTER -- Sparking the latest debate about religion and government, the Lancaster City Council has unanimously approved placing the motto "In God We Trust" on the back wall of the council chambers.
THE Big Art Project is taking hold in St Helens as the town searches for a new motto which celebrates it.