E-prime

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E-prime

(ē′prīm′)
n.
A style of speaking or writing English that avoids all forms of the verb be.
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The English Prime Minister was born on 29 March, 1943
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In the weeks leading up to this decision President Barack Obama discussed the plans of creating these sanctions with French President Hollande, German Chancellor Merkel, and English Prime Minister Cameron.
Schmeichel, 27, said: "There are three jobs in the world I'd never want: English Prime Minister, England manager and England keeper.
"There are three jobs in the world I'd never want - English prime minister, England manager and England keeper.
Similarly, some 67 percent of English prime ministers from the early 19th century to World War II--a period when England was at the height of its empire--had lost a parent by age 16.