in UFO conspiracy theories, men dressed in black suits, claiming to be government agents who attempt to harass or threaten UFO witnesses into silence
Stories of “men-in-black,” who confront those who have witnessed a UFO with the intention of persuading them to keep their knowledge of space creatures a secret, are also amenable to folkloristic analysis.
in the 1700s and 1800s, people who loitered around courts, offering to bear false witness to whatever they were hired to falsely testify about
We know how easy it is for Ministers to find Affidavit Men, and no Court in England could give the Gentleman any Redress, because the Search was every Night made according to the express Directions of an Act of Parliament. no Man could say, the Affidavit Man had taken a false Oath, when he swore he had Reason to suspect, that Seamen would be that night concealed in such a House;.
Meaning: Businessmen/bureaucrats/lawyers and the like who follow the company line. Also called just 'suits'. Origin: Probably first used by John Lennon when describing the people who controlled The Beatles' interests as 'men in suits'
Group of mid-20th-century young British writers. Their works express the bitterness of the lower classes toward the established sociopolitical system and the mediocrity and hypocrisy of the middle and upper classes. The label came from a press agent's description of John Osborne, whose play Look Back in Anger (1956) is the movement's representative work. The group includes John Wain (1925-1994), Kingsley Amis, Alan Sillitoe, and Bernard Kops (b. 1926). A dominant literary force in the 1950s, the movement had faded by the early 1960s
or Lord Chamberlain's Men English theatrical company, the most important in Elizabethan and Jacobean England. It was based at the Globe Theatre from 1599 to 1608. In 1603 it was taken under royal patronage as the King's Men. William Shakespeare was connected with the company for most of his career; it also presented works by Ben Jonson, Thomas Dekker, and Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher. It ceased to exist when the theatres were closed at the outbreak of the English Civil Wars in 1642
Men is the plural of man. When man and men are used in compounds, such as fireman, firemen, salesman, and salesmen, both -man and -men are usually pronounced (mən). the plural of man. Young Men's Christian Association Angry Young Men Chamberlain's Men Lord Chamberlain's Men International Working Men's Association Lung men caves
(New Testament) the sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born; the Gospel According to Matthew says they were guided by a star and brought gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh; because there were three gifts it is usually assumed that there were three of them
Kökleri ortaçağ Avrupası na kadar giden, yöresel folklorik kıyafetler giymek suretiyle günümüzde birçok Avrupa ülkesinde şenlik ve kutlamalarda yapılan bir çeşit ritmik dansı (morris dansı, bahar dansı) icra eden erkek dancı topluluğu
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