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As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
Yes, Byrd—dead four-and-a-half years now—was a Kleagle in the Ku Klux Klan.Steve Scalise and the Right’s Ridiculous Racial Blame Game|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
However, not all awful, astoundingly dumb political memes are created equal.
Later that night, that same black-and-red banner would be seen again—in the column of marchers chanting for dead cops.
The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Her female friend immediately said, "Well, I have been talking away to this dumb man."
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
Sometimes dumb-bells, compact sheaves of fine needles, and irregular rhizome forms are seen (Fig. 40).A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd