[Ads-l] "strident"?!

Shawnee Moon moon.shawnee at GMAIL.COM
Mon Feb 27 16:07:01 EST 2017


Strident is a description of a chewing gum brand:

"Is that Wrigley's?"
"No, 's'Trident."

I'll be here all week. ;-)

Mailed from the Moon 🌜

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>> adjective: strident
>> 1 loud and harsh; grating.
>> 2 synonyms:
>> 3 harsh, raucous, rough, grating, rasping, jarring, loud, shrill,
>> screeching, piercing, ear-piercing
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>> Wow! No wonder that the Republicans tried to block his appointment.
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>> -Wilson
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>> All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
>> come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
>> -Mark Twain
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