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Gordon Bennett

(ˈɡɔːdən ˈbɛnɪt)
interj
slang Brit an exclamation of surprise
[C20: euphemistic for God!; after James Gordon Bennett (1841–1918), US journalist and sponsor of balloon races ]
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Thumbs up Paul and Lucas Riding with their football merchandise Nostalgia Gordon Bennett with his old programmes Programmes Ian and Kate Black Prize David, Emily and Adam with a signed Queens book and photo for the winner of the lucky numbers draw Great memories John Holroyd of Thornhill with his old pictures Fans Christine Findlater and John Johnstone from the Queens Trust
With its continued record trading activity, TTF has strong potential to become the global natural gas benchmark, said Gordon Bennett, Managing Director, Utility Markets at Intercontinental Exchange.
Gordon Bennett, of Upper Hopton A, hit a 29, Chris Thorpe, of Marsh Lib A, had a 28, and both Peter Green, of Moldgreen Con D, and Shaun Peacock, of Marsden Con, recorded a break 27 - however, Shaun also made a further break of 26.
Gordon Bennett has been selected to lead the new premium featured listings program at Annapolis Yacht Sales and Clay Mathias and Shaun Guevarra have joined the company as yacht brokers.
The Gordon Bennett Cup, first awarded in 1906, is a prize in which sport?
The show fails to curry favour with powerful newspaper critic James Gordon Bennett (Paul Sparks), who labels it "a primitive circus of humbug".
James Tempro, 88, was the first black firefighter to win the James Gordon Bennett Medal.
He focuses on the relationship between Lincoln and the three most powerful editors of his time: Horace Greeley of the New York Tribune, James Gordon Bennett of the New York Herald, and Henry J.
GORDON BENNETT! I will ride Gordon Lord Byron for Tom Hogan in the 32Red Sprint Cup in Haydock Park today
The expedition was funded by James Gordon Bennett Jr., the wealthy and eccentric owner of the New York Herald, who had also financed Stanley's mission to Africa to find Dr.
The daily began in 1887 when entrepreneur James Gordon Bennett Jr.
The opening chapters narrate the racing and promoting antics of James Gordon Bennett, Willie Vanderbilt, and Barney Oldfield while later chapters describe the technical advances achieved in cars produced by Mercer, Stutz, Mason, Dusenberg, and Peugot.