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fifteen

1. the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and five
2. a numeral, 15, XV, etc., representing this number
3. a rugby football team
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Former Correction Officer Lorenzo Steele's depiction of Rikers Island ["Controlling the House," Readings, September] may have gained him fifteen minutes of fame, but your readers only gained another overblown, stereotypical version of jail that is far removed from today's reality.
Daughter Leanne, 11, has revelled in the McLoughin's fifteen minutes of fame.
Gurock ends the book with an astute analysis of hoopster Tamir Goodman's fifteen minutes of fame.
EVERYBODY has their fifteen minutes of fame, but the players on the verge of making history with Rhyl Football Club are getting more than their fair share.
They might also say that without a big record company behind her, she may well have had her Fifteen Minutes of Fame.
Before Davis' fifteen minutes of fame were through, reality began to catch up with him.
However, after reading this book and considering both the handicaps noted above and more recent trends in the Asian economies, this reviewer can only wonder whether Vancouver has used up its fifteen minutes of fame or is headed for continued growth and influence within an increasingly fickle global economy.
intended to illuminate the world at large, sometimes with a certain degree of ill-concealed gloating, about the subsequent careers of men and women who had outlived their fifteen minutes of fame, or even their half-hours of notoriety.
It's part of an interesting phenomena in which this computer had its fifteen minutes of fame and three years later we are still counting.
It's my fifteen minutes of fame and I am loving every second of it.
Without the television chat show, Andy Warhol's infamous prophecy that one day everyone will get fifteen minutes of fame could never have become a definitive slogan of popular culture.
This quote not only brought Fitzsimmons more than his fifteen minutes of fame, it has tarred the credibility of pro-choice advocates.