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  • Turned A (capital: Ɐ, lowercase: ɐ or ɒ) is a letter of the Latin alphabet based upon the letter A. It is not, nor has it ever been, used in any natural languages as a letter in its own right. The symbol bears the same shape of Ɐ (a capital turned A) and is used in mathematics and logic to identify. — “Turned a - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • "Slowly I Turned" is the most common name associated with a popular vaudeville sketch that has also been performed in cinema and on television. Comedians Harry Steppe, Joey Faye (1909-1997), and Samuel Goldman each laid claim to this timeless. — “Slowly I Turned - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Turned or thrown chairs are an early form of armchair, made by turners with the use of a lathe, rather than by joiners or carpenters. [1] They are of European origin, travelling to the Americas with European colonists, then developing somewhat independently there. — “Turned chair - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • I'll see her round that buoy, if you wouldn't mind beginning.' I obeyed with a bad grace, but the close air and cramped posture must have benumbed my faculties, for I opened the port-side locker, reached down, and grasped a sticky body, which turned out to be a pot of varnish. — “The Riddle of the Sands” by Erskine Childers
  • My temper was sometimes violent, and my passions vehement; but by some law in my temperature they were turned not towards childish pursuits but to an eager desire to learn, and not to learn all things indiscriminately. — “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley
  • The people who had turned out were the girl's own family; and pretty soon, the doctor, for whom she had been sent, put in his appearance. — “Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • "Take him away," said Hobart shortly, and turned to issue his orders to the other waiting troopers. "Go search the house, from attic to cellar; then report to me here." — “Captain Blood” by Rafael Sabatini
  • The Irish, who had hitherto abetted them, turned round to defend their own usurpations. — “After London; or, Wild England” by Richard Jefferies
  • His face was turned toward the house, but his eyes were bent musingly on the lawn; so that he had been an object of observation to a person who had just made her appearance in the ample doorway for some moments before he perceived her. — “The Portrait of a Lady” by Henry James


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