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Leno

Dan, original name George Galvin. 1860--1904, British music-hall entertainer, noted esp for his pantomime performances: he died insane

leno

[′lē·nō]
(textiles)
A mesh-weave cotton or cotton-and-polyester fabric made by twisting two warp yarns around each other.
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A re e re ka pula e tsweletse ka go gosomana mo dikgaolong tse di farologaneng tsa lefatshe leno, ke sone se batho ba rotloetswang go ya mo dikokelong le dikokelwana tsa metse ya bone go ya go itlhatlhobela bolwetse jwa Malaria le bolwetse jwa letshololo.
When women do it, somehow it's a scam," Leno said, attributing the kneejerk reaction to "ingrained" sexism.
Never working "blue'' but often straddling the thin line that separates rip-roarious from raunchy (and always achieving winning results), Leno could teach the young whippersnappers who have taken over late night a thing or two about the fundamental skills of set-up, pacing, delivery and punch lines.
Leno, after all, was known as the comic's comic before "The Tonight Show" rigmarole--the guy who not only toured constantly, but who could be counted on to make appearances on Letterman's show, and hit it out of the park time and again.
Cappy McGarr, one of the prize's executive producers, said that Leno and Twain both had turned humour into a national conversation and a national conversation into humour.
For the last few weeks, as (tonight-show-shakeup-nbc-grooms-younger-jimmy-fallon-media-finally-defends-jay-leno-1143331) rumors circulated that NBC wanted to push Leno out to make room for the younger Fallon, Leno had made frequent sport of hurling insults at his NBC bosses.
Like many armchair students of the medium, I was left scratching my head in 2004 when NBC announced that Jay Leno was going to be "retiring" in 2009 and leaving the "Tonight Show.
But what took the cake, of course, was Leno donning a sherwani for the event, thus pulling off a perfect cross between a spoof and homage as only he can.
Letterman and Leno don't make a middle schooler's Top 10 list the way, say, Robert Pattison and Zac Efron might.
The New York Times TV reporter Bill Carter explores The War For Late Night: When Leno Went Early and Television Went Crazy in his new book from Viking (405 pages, $26.
US Vice President Joe Biden has had to convince a sceptical Jay Leno that America did not get a raw deal from Russia in the biggest spy swap since the Cold War.
Considering Leno usually beat Letterman by a million and a half during their last season of competition, that s a sign of erosion for NBC s late-night franchise.