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personal column

n
(Journalism & Publishing) a newspaper column containing personal messages, advertisements by charities, requests for friendship, holiday companions, etc
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personal column

ncolonna degli annunci personali, colonna dei piccoli annunci
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--came to six cents; and two Sunday papers--one for the personal column and the other to read--were ten cents.
It is in the personal column of the Morning Post, and dates, as you see, some weeks back: 'A marriage has been arranged,' it says, 'and will, if rumour is correct, very shortly take place, between Lord Robert St.
The comic verse-writers and the cartoonists took hold of it with screaming laughter, and in the personal columns of society weeklies jokes were perpetrated on it to the effect that Charley Frensham told Archie Jennings, in confidence, that five lines of "Ephemera" would drive a man to beat a cripple, and that ten lines would send him to the bottom of the river.
Advertising for a partner in newspapers started 300 years ago, according to academic H G Cocks in his book Classified: The Personal History of The Personal Column.
1886: The Times became the first newspaper to institute a classified Personal column.
05IN the personal column on the front page, Mr Mack and Mr John had the pleasure in announcing the opening of their new salon in Atherton Street, New Brighton.
1886: The Times became the first newspaper to |institute a classified Personal column.
There are several other young girls and young men who have met each other through the personal column of The News-Telegram and although it is impossible to use the names of these who have become friends in this manner, they are in the city to testify that the courtship and marriages actually took place.
1886: The Times became the first newspaper to institute a classified Personal column. 1957: Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was formally granted the style and titular dignity of Prince of the United Kingdom by the Queen in recognition of his 10 years' service to the country.
Find the right man by assessing maturity of character -- Among other things when Helen Fielding wrote about a nervous, single woman approaching 30 in her personal column in a UK news daily -- now known as the famous Bridget Jones's Diary -- she didn't know she was sitting on a billion dollar idea.
Based on a true story, the chamber opera takes the audience on a heart-wrenching journey with a lonely English sailor who answers an ad in a personal column and falls in love with his correspondent, Diana.
"But God allowed him to stay longer, teaching others his traits and characteristics, giving him time for his qualities to rub off on us." The piece won a first-place award for personal column at that year's ILPC.

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