[ leys-kur-tn ]
/ ˈleɪsˌkɜr tn /
adjective Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive.
characteristic of or aspiring to the standards and attributes of the middle class: Her latest novel traces the rise of a lace-curtain Irish family in Boston.
WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM
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Question 1 of 9
“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
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