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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.
When Los Angeles transplant Creed (Jordan) has his first cheesesteak with love interest Bianca (Thompson), she asks for "some peppers on that jawn."
His self-awareness is not the selfobsession of a Kanye West and this sensitivity to other views allows him to rap movingly, and inventively, about subjects such as racism in Flag Shopping, fanaticism in AlQ8a, and even heartbreak and heroin in Jawn Cage.
Speaking on behalf of ADIB's Chairman, HE Jawn Awaidha Suhail Al Khaili, Khaled Khouri said that ADIB was able to deliver another year of strong growth both in profits and assets, with an increase of 20.7 per cent in net profit to AED 1,450.2 million over the previous year, and a 19.8 per cent growth in assets to AED 103.2 billion.
Speaking on behalf of ADIB's chairman, Jawn Awaidha Suhail Al Khaili, Khaled Khouri said that ADIB was able to deliver another year of strong growth both in profits and assets, with an increase of 20.7 per cent in net profit to Dh1,450.2 million over the previous year, and a 19.8 per cent growth in assets to Dh103.2 billion.
West Coast Company was established in 2000 by Al Mahaini in partnership with Jawn Awaidha.
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!?!?" Style became a central theme for the rest of our conversation.
"Big Jawn" was a much better lifetime average hitter than many perceived the former first baseman to be.
"I'm sure every major Hollywood agent is clamoring to get a meeting with her, as her great looks and exuberant personality could certainly make her a new Tinsletown treasure," AlwaysAlList.com editor Jawn Murray said.
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.
Defiance to thy power, thou rifted jawn! Thou canst not coop me up.
[25] Jawn Murray, 30, Washington, D.C., is entertainment news commentator on the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show.