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What people should never throw onto their soils, Murphy emphasizes, is cat or dog poop, because both animals can shed harmful parasites.

Murphy has taken a lead on the matter and last year wrote three studies related to college athletes’ rights.

If we’re being fair, the same could be said of Murphy’s three nominated shows and films, though each found popularity with enthusiastic fans.

Which still doesn’t explain why they preferred The Prom to Murphy’s far superior 2020 theater adaptation, The Boys in the Band.

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The National Zoo’s Komodo is called Murphy, the sort of name you might give to a yellow Lab.

I watched SNL—the Eddie Murphy generation—and also SCTV with Rick Moranis.

There was The Brittany Murphy Story, dubbed a “colossal mess” by reviewers.

Eddie Murphy opened the doors for other black actors—and black comics—who are now seeing a major amount of play in films.

Historians will be reassured that there is a historical Murphy.

Murphy took him under his wing, and one day he gave Rock To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With.

Murphy was kill-crazy, and tonight the Monitor rifle in his hands had made him feel like a god.

Delancy caught it with one arm and a belly and passed it back through the door to Squid Murphy who was standing just outside.

He was twisted around in the front seat, looking over the heads of Squid Murphy and the two other gunsels in the back seat.

Once free of the ridges and in the open fields the way was easy, and Murphy could lend a hand to the others.

His gloved fingers closed on Squid Murphy and the killer called Shiv simultaneously.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to murphy, such as: yam, plant, spud, tater, and tuber.

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