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jawn

slang A catchall term used to refer to any specific item or event. Though the thing referred to is not specified by the speaker, it is understood by the listener due to context. Almost exclusively heard in the Philadelphia area. Yo, hand me that jawn. You going to that jawn later?
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The Maker Jawn program grew out of the Free Library of Philadelphia's central branch in 2011, and it now offers programming at five branches across the city.
There's no better way to learn how to be a Philly jawn than just spend a lot of time in some Philly jawns," she said.
We are proud to be associated with the Denny s brand and look forward to developing it in the Middle East, Advance Investment and Food Quest majority owner Jawn Al Khaili said.
The fighting involved troops from KIA 12th Battalion and unknown units from the government army, the commander of 12th Battalion, Major Labang Jawn Awng tells the Kachin News Group.
The 175 room hotel will be known as Merweb Plaza Hotel and located on Jawn Street in the city's Al Sadd District.
Actress Gauhar Khan, prominent for her item numbers Chhokra jawn in Ishaqzde and Parda in Once Upon a Time in Mumbi has been confirmed as a housemate.
Miles, sartorially cool himself on some Nelson Boyd type jawn, says, "Lee Morgan--did you ever see how he dressed
Jawn Bin Jassim Independent Elementary School for Boys physical education teacher Hitaf Hamad al-Sabah said that the children thoroughly enjoy these kinds of events, thou he lamented that such events are organised just once a year.
The latter is divided into two islands: Um Al Liwahah (Minaret) and Al Jawn that includes three islands.
As the years passed, George soon achieved his goal of becoming a judge, especially after wonderful tutelage from jurists whom he served as a law secretary--Judges Jawn Sandifer and Edward Dudley of the New York Supreme Court and Judge Harold Stevens, Presiding Judge of the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, but he never forgot his quiet leadership role in my life.
The panelists included: Director William Packer of "Takers" and "Stomp the Yard," Actor Hosea Chanchez of BET's "The Game" and Jawn Murray of the Tom Joyner Morning Show and MSNBC.
E Jawn Awaidha Al-Khaili, at a ceremony held yesterday at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
It is estimated that the Merweb Plaza Hotel, on Jawn street in Al Sadd District, which will have 175 rooms and suites equipped with the latest technologies and amenities required by business travellers, will be inaugurated in late 2014.
The new hotel will be known as Merweb Plaza Hotel and is located on Jawn Street in Al Sadd District.
US music journalist Jawn Murray, who interviewed Houston on numerous occasions, said that, "Krissi was her only daughter and her absolute pride and joy.