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bones, castanets, clappers, finger cymbalsnoun
a percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance
A percussive folk musical instrument played as a pair in one hand, often made from bovine ribs.
The act of two fists meeting together in the manner equivalent to a high-five.
Bones was the fifth and final single from An End Has a Start, the second album by Editors. It was only released in Continental Europe under the PIAS label as a download only single. It was released to help promote the band during the festival run and their support of R. E. M. in July during their German shows. "Bones" was one of the first songs off An End Has A Start to be performed live, along with "The Weight Of The World" in 2006. It has since gone through many changes, most notably the bridge and outro of the song which was previewed via a short video made by the band months before the album came out.
Bones are hard, rigid organs that make up the skeletal system of vertebrates. They provide support, protection, and shape to the body, as well as facilitating movement and producing blood cells through bone marrow. Bones are primarily made of collagen, calcium phosphate, and other minerals, giving them strength and durability.
Bones is an American crime comedy-drama television series that premiered on the Fox network in the United States on September 13, 2005. The show is based on forensic anthropology and forensic archaeology, with each episode focusing on an FBI case file concerning the mystery behind human remains brought by FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth to the forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan. The rest of the main cast includes Michaela Conlin, T. J. Thyne, Eric Millegan, Tamara Taylor, Jonathan Adams, and John Francis Daley. Created by Hart Hanson, the series is very loosely based on the life and writings of novelist and forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs, who also produces the show. Its title character, Temperance Brennan, is named after the protagonist of Reichs' crime novel series. Conversely, Dr. Brennan writes successful mystery novels based around a fictional forensic anthropologist named Kathy Reichs. Bones is a joint production by Josephson Entertainment, Far Field Productions and 20th Century Fox Television. The series has completed airing its eighth season and has been renewed for a ninth season.
Dice, as in "rollin' them bones".
Nickname to a person who is very skinny.".
Money; a bone is one dollar. "Who gives a fu** about bones?" -- Dr. Dre featuring Snoop Doggy Dogg (Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang)
Plural form of the word bone.
Our bones are so healthy, we are so grateful.
Submitted by MaryC on January 19, 2021
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Bones is ranked #13771 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Bones surname appeared 2,197 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Bones.
47.6% or 1,046 total occurrences were White.
25.5% or 562 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
21.2% or 466 total occurrences were Black.
2.1% or 48 total occurrences were Asian.
1.8% or 40 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
1.5% or 35 total occurrences were of two or more races.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'bones' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4129
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'bones' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4072
The numerical value of bones in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of bones in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
It is an old habit with theologians to beat the living with the bones of the dead.
While some people see bones in the meat others see the meat on the bones.
There are quite a few bones, and dozens of pieces, some of the bones are not in very good shape, but some are actually quite well preserved.
Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them The good is oft interred with their bones.
You start to see things like decorated bones, beads made from marine shell or ostrich eggs, miniaturzied stone tools, and bones carved into things like arrow points. This is the oldest date we have for when this behavior is first observed, previous sites relating to this early period of modern humanbehaviorr have all been in South Africa and the East African Rift Valley, this is the first site on the coast of East Africa and the first with such a continuous record.
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