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cardinal flower
traditional symbol of eminence. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 290]
daphne
traditional symbol of fame. [Plant Symbolism: Jobes, 414]
Grauman’s Chinese Theater
famous for the imprints of movie stars’ footprints in its forecourt. [Am. Cinema: Payton, 284.]
Halls of Fame
national shrines honoring outstanding individuals in a particular field (baseball, football, acting, Great Americans, etc.). [Am. Culture: WB, 9, 22–23]
Lady Fame
capriciously distributes fame and slander. [Br. Lit.: Chaucer The House of Fame in Benét, 479]
Madame Tussaud’s Waxworks
representation by a wax figure in this London museum is a sure sign of notoriety. [Pop. Culture: EB (1963) XXII, 634]
trumpet
attribute of fame personified. [Art: Hall, 119]
trumpet flower
indicates notoriety. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
Who’s Who
biographical dictionary of notable living people. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 922]
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4a demonstrates that crystallization temperature had a small effect on the composition of FAME under the temperature range we studied.
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Between the few superficial critiques of fame that ironically reinforce the importance of the famous, we get self-congratulation, name dropping, and the very celebration of the famous that is criticized.
The bust, which took 6 months to create and has been cast by the foundry more than 20 times, resides in such institutions as the College Football Hall of Fame, South Bend, Indiana, and the Buckeye Hall of Fame Cafe, Columbus, Ohio.
The severance of fame and merit allows us to evaluate different aspects of an individual's behavior separately, rather than judging that person as uniformly good or bad.
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Founded 31 years ago by the University of Akron's Institute of Polymer Science and the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Rubber Division, the International Rubber Science Hall of Fame honors past researchers who have made a substantial contribution to the understanding of rubberlike materials or who have created an outstanding invention.