personal column


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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.
1886: The Times became the first newspaper to have a classified 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.
Joseph's mother had placed a request for information in the personal column of the Newcastle Evening Chronicle, dated December 5, 1918, asking for any news about her son from released prisoners of war.
Joseph's mother had placed a request for information in the personal column of the Newcastle Evening chronicle, dated 5 December 1918, asking for any news about her son from released prisoners of war.
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.
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.

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