Dorothy Dix

1. a six, in cricket;
2. well-known column of advice to people with emotional problems, the questions are said to have been devised by the columnist, and not sent in by readers

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • Dorothy Dix — This article is about the journalist. For the 19th century activist, see Dorothea Dix. Gilmer in her early 30s Dorothy Dix (November 18, 1861 December 16, 1951), was the pseudonym of U.S. journalist Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer. As the forerunner… …   Wikipedia

  • Dorothy Dix — Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer, alias Dorothy Dix Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer, plus connue sous son pseudonyme Dorothy Dix, née le 18 novembre 1861 et décédée le 16 décembre 1951, est une journaliste et éditorialiste américaine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dorothy dix — Australian Slang 1. a six, in cricket; 2. well known column of advice to people with emotional problems, the questions are said to have been devised by the columnist, and not sent in by readers …   English dialects glossary

  • Dorothy Dix — Elizabeth M Gilmer …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Dorothy Dix — noun United States journalist who wrote a syndicated column of advice to the lovelorn (1870 1951) • Syn: ↑Gilmer, ↑Elizabeth Merriwether Gilmer • Instance Hypernyms: ↑journalist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dix — ist der Name folgender Personen: Alexander Dix (* 1951), deutscher Jurist; derzeitiger Beauftragter für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit des Landes Berlin Arthur Dix (1875–1935), deutscher Ökonom und Geopolitiker Dorothea Lynde Dix… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • DIX — ist der Name folgender Personen: Alexander Dix (* 1951), deutscher Jurist; derzeitiger Beauftragter für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit des Landes Berlin Arthur Dix (1875–1935), deutscher Ökonom und Geopolitiker Dorothea Lynde Dix… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dix — may refer to: Contents 1 Places 2 People 3 Ship 4 Acronyms 5 Others …   Wikipedia

  • Dix (Homonymie) — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dorothy Dixer — In Australian politics, a Dorothy Dixer is a rehearsed or planted question asked of a government Minister by a backbencher of his/her own political party during Parliamentary Question Time. The term is used in a mildly derogatory sense. Often,… …   Wikipedia

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