What is Jong?

  • (noun): United States writer (born in 1942).
    Synonyms: Erica Jong


Jong often appears as a surname. In some cases, it is a romanisation transliteration of the Chinese 楊/杨, more commonly represented as Yang. In the 1947 census, "de Jong", from "de jonge" (Dutch for "junior" ), was the most common surname in the Netherlands.

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Luuk De Jong
... Luuk de Jong (, born 27 August 1990) is a Dutch footballer, currently playing for Borussia Mönchengladbach in Germany ... The family moved to the Netherlands when de Jong was four years old, and his brother Siem six ...
Sonjuk Bridge - Assassination of Jong Mongju
... sage, and revered even by Joseon monarchs, Jong's death came to symbolize unwavering loyalty ... A brown spot on one of the stones is said to be Jong's bloodstain, and to become red when it rains ...
Mattru Jong
... Mattru Jong commonly known as Mattru (sometimes spelled Matru) is a major fishing town on the mainland of Bonthe District in the Southern Province of Sierra Leone ... It is the capital of Bonthe District, located along the Jong River, 52 miles southwest of Bo ... It is the seat of the Jong Chiefdom, and home of Paramount Chief Alie Badara Sheriff III ...
So Big! (1932 Film) - Cast
... Barbara Stanwyck as Selina Peake De Jong George Brent as Roelf Pool Dickie Moore as Dirk De Jong (younger) Bette Davis as Miss Dallas O'Mara Mae Madison as Julie ... as Klass Poole Earle Foxe as Pervus De Jong Robert Warwick as Simeon Peake, gambler Dorothy Peterson as Maartje Pool Noel Francis as Mabel, a "fancy ...
Jong, Norway
... Jong is a district in the municipality of Bærum, Norway ... area is located west of the city Sandvika, on top of the hill Jongsåsen ... The district has a primary school, Jong skole ...

Famous quotes containing the word jong:

    Men and women, women and men. It will never work.
    —Erica Jong (b. 1942)

    Each month
    the blood sheets down
    like good red rain.
    —Erica Jong (b. 1942)

    Back in the days when men were hunters and chestbeaters and women spent their whole lives worrying about pregnancy or dying in childbirth, they often had to be taken against their will. Men complained that women were cold, unresponsive, frigid.... They wanted their women wanton. They wanted their women wild. Now women were finally learning to be wanton and wild—and what happened? The men wilted.
    —Erica Jong (b. 1942)