Doris


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(Greek mythology) wife of Nereus and mother of the Nereids

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a small region of ancient Greece where the Doric dialect was spoken

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Doris, of Whitley Bay, always said her secret to a long life was "everything in moderation".
Neighbour Dot Wilkes got to know Doris, who turned 90 on November 4, by helping out at community activities laid on for Alcester Garden tenants.
Doris, part of a mob of IRA sympathisers who tried to attack the Queen during the opening of the Scottish parliament in 1999, has been linked to seven gangland murders and 11 assassination attempts.
The Gayfield player-boss, who masterminded his side's third victory in a week with a thumping win over Angus rivals Montrose, wrapped up the scoring with the fourth after a Doris hat-trick.
Doris married Cyril in 1931 and they had many happy years together until his death in 1986.
Doris works to make its facilities more accessible for the handicapped, raises funds for scholarships with the Valley University Women and serves as secretary of the Valley Grassroots for Democracy.
Doris had to give up work because of a sight problem and started visiting the leisure complex to help regain her independence and improve her fitness.
The little girl was one of 98 children Doris, a pre-adoption foster mum, had taken in while raising six children of her own.
The Days We Danced is the story of this plucky family, written by Doris, who, at 14, became the youngest dancer in the Ziegfeld Follies.
Doris Day plays a little-known singer named Georgia Garrett whose musical career may not be going anywhere, but she is -- on a cruise, sailing under the name Mrs.
Greg, of Woburn Sands, Bucks, called the RSPCA but decided not to ask the charity to collect the deer as they told him Doris would be put down due to her broken leg.
There must be many more like me who fail to heed such wonderful works of wisdom, spoken by couples like Ken and Doris Perkins.
Doris - who was recovering from breast cancer at the time - thought she had lost her Julien-designed bag for ever when Emery fled, before her brave 18-year-old granddaughter Danielle gave chase, pinned down the hapless mugger and won the bag back.
And they duly delivered thanks to three goals from Doris before player-manager Sheerin added a fourth near the end.
WHEN the bells rang out to mark Doris and Ron Allen's wedding, they were not the only ones celebrating.