The Wedge

The Wedge

The Wedge can refer to:
* The Wedge (Australian TV series), a television comedy series on Network Ten.
* The Wedge (Canadian TV series), a music television show airing on MuchMusic.
* The Wedge (surfing), a surf spot located on the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, California.
* The Wedge (border), part of the boundary between the states of Pennsylvania and Delaware in the United States.
* The Wedge, a popular nickname for the Lowry Hill East neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
* The Wedge Community Co-op, located just outside of the Wedge neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
* The Wedge strategy, a political and social action plan for the promotion of Intelligent design.
* The "Wedge Fugue" is the popular name given to the organ fugue from Prelude and Fugue in e minor BWV548 by Johann Sebastian Bach on account of the opening theme which starts with one note, then with two notes either side forming a minor third (a small interval) and then gradually widening to an octave.


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  • the thin end of the wedge — UK ► something that is not very harmful in itself but that will be the start of a harmful development: »The introduction of a fee for the service has been described as the thin end of the wedge by union leaders. Main Entry: ↑thin …   Financial and business terms

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