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Homeric nod

A continuity error in a work of fiction. An allusion to the Greek poet Homer, whose epic poems contain several apparent errors in continuity. Though the film is being heralded by many as the director's masterpiece, there is a Homeric nod towards the end that is undeniably jarring.
See also: nod

even Homer (sometimes) nods

Even the best creators of fiction sometimes commit errors. An allusion to the Greek poet Homer, whose epic poems contain several apparent errors in continuity. The film is without a doubt the filmmaker's masterpiece, despite a minor plot hole in the third act; even Homer nods, after all.
See also: even, homer, nod

homer

1. slang In baseball or softball, a home run (a hit that allows the batter to round all four bases and score a run, almost always because the ball was hit out of the ball park in fair territory). If he hits a homer, we'll win the game.
2. slang A sports fan who ardently (and often blindly or irrationally) supports the hometown team(s). Oh, that guy's a real homer—he'll tell you all the reasons why his team is going to make the playoffs, even though they're currently last in the standings.

homer

(ˈhomɚ)
1. n. a home run in baseball. Wilbur hit one homer after another.
2. tv. & in. to hit a home run. Wilbur homered another one and brought in two runs with him.
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Chavez left no doubt on his eighth homer of the season, this one off Kyle Snyder (1-1), ending a game with a homer for just the second time in his career.
Listed below are 35 players who have hit a homer for seven or more clubs during their big league careers.
Conor Jackson (El Camino Real of Woodland Hills) went 2 for 4 with a homer, two RBI and three runs scored, and pitcher Matt Chico earned the victory for Single-A Yakima (Wash.
Jeff Bannon (Camarillo) went 2 for 4 with a homer and three RBI for Single-A Potomac (Md.
The Angels' Brendan Donnelly looks toward home plate after giving up a homer to Terrence Long on Thursday.
He's a good friend of mine but that doesn't mean I want to throw a pitch he hits for a homer,'' Percival said.
Martin, who has hit the A's hard all year, had another productive night at Modesto, going 3 for 4 with a homer, a double and two RBI to lead the JetHawks to a 3-1 victory.
Matt Howe, son of Oakland A's manager Art Howe, extended Modesto's lead to 3-0 in the fourth with a homer to left field.
Wooten, competing for a spot as a backup catcher/third baseman/first baseman, is 4 for 5 in three games, including a homer and two doubles.
Perez's recent surge moved him ahead of another JetHawk in slugging percentage, Juan Silvestre, who was 3 for 6 on Sunday with a homer and four RBI.
Dan Phillips (Chatsworth-CSUN) was 2 for 4 with a homer and two RBI for Single-A Asheville.
Benji Simonton (Pepperdine) was 2 for 4 with a homer and three RBI for Single-A Lake Elsinore.
Andy Dominique (Alemany) was 3 for 4 with a homer and three RBI for Single-A Clearwater).
They beat us up pretty good (in the first two games of the series),'' said outfielder Harvey Hargrove, who led Sunday's outburst with a homer, a double and five RBI.