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Adj.1.d.o.a. - abbreviation for `dead on arrival' at the emergency room
dead - no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"
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An originator of hardcore punk, D.O.A., will make not one, but two appearances today in Eugene.
Asked: At River Palms Cottages and Fish Camp in Jensen Beach, FL, during the 2014 D.O.A. Lures Outdoor Writers Event, June 22.
Following a successful career as editor for the likes of Yousef Chahine and Yousry Nasrallah, Tamer Ezzat makes a respectable if uneven helming debut with "The Ring Road." All the noir ingredients are here: flashback structure, "D.O.A."-style narration, corrupt corporate types, a good wife and a femme fatale harboring a secret.
But there were a few smirks when he launched into his last single D.O.A. (Death of Autotune), which slags off stars who use Autotune to correct their dodgy vocals.
"Don't Sabotage Your Submission: Save Your Manuscript From Turning Up D.O.A." is an invaluable and thoroughly 'user friendly' guide for aspiring writers trying to get their work published.