Interestingly, he was there to educate students about swine flu, or H1N1.
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Asking, are you going to hurt me, is this going to kill me, am I going to die of swine flu?
President Ford confronted an outbreak of the swine flu in January and February of 1976.
She claimed that another group of fascists harassed her while she was driving her cab one night and called her a “Russian swine.”
Though dogs and swine may join in generating, it followeth not men or women may join with them.
"I haven't any time to run about after that swine," he said impatiently.
How the fetid goat and the swine wallowing in the mire speak to the lecherous man and the drunkard!
We are not going to risk bringing her alongside for the sake of swine like you.
His library consisted of cookery books; and all the tongues he knew, were tongues of swine and oxen.
Old English swin "pig, hog," from Proto-Germanic *swinan (cf. Old Saxon, Old Frisian Middle Low German, Old High German swin, Middle Dutch swijn, Dutch zwijn, German Schwein), neuter adjective (with suffix *-ino-) from PIE *su- (see sow (n.)). The native word, largely ousted by pig. Applied to persons from late 14c. Phrase pearls before swine (mid-14c.) is from Matt. vii:6; an early English formation of it was:
Ne ge ne wurpen eowre meregrotu toforan eo wrum swynon. [c.1000]The Latin word was confused in French with marguerite "daisy" (the "pearl" of the field), and in Dutch the expression became "roses before swine."
(Heb. hazir), regarded as the most unclean and the most abhorred of all animals (Lev. 11:7; Isa. 65:4; 66:3, 17; Luke 15:15, 16). A herd of swine were drowned in the Sea of Galilee (Luke 8:32, 33). Spoken of figuratively in Matt. 7:6 (see Prov. 11:22). It is frequently mentioned as a wild animal, and is evidently the wild boar (Arab. khanzir), which is common among the marshes of the Jordan valley (Ps. 80:13).