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The surprising missive touched off days of frantic phone calls and parsing of legalese.
The missive drew nearly 2,000 responses, most in defense of the sacred cookware, including a small number of nasty responses.The debate between cast-iron haters and loyalists is as enduring as the pan itself|Emily Heil|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
It’s an oddly-timed missive given that Thanksgiving is only one week away.The CDC’s Thanksgiving warning isn’t really about travel|Sy Mukherjee|November 20, 2020|Fortune
Armstrong’s missive is, of course, a political statement all its own.
Contrast that information with a missive sent out by County Supervisor Jim Desmond on Monday.Morning Report: San Diego Is Ignoring an Untapped Water Source|Voice of San Diego|September 15, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In his signature style, it was the most un-PC and perhaps the most on point missive to come out of Canadian media.Canada’s Subversive Sock Puppet: Ed the Sock Isn’t Afraid to Say Anything|Soraya Roberts|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This missive could just be read as your standard step-around; an attempt to dismantle a potential PR bomb before it detonates.
The missive was received back in London by David Barrie, a senior diplomat, who appended his own note.
The missive was passed to Washington through a Swiss diplomat and rejected without even a response by the Bush team.
A cringeworthy missive Max sends Andy a few days after their wedding officially ends any honeymoon phase for the reader.‘Revenge Wears Prada’: The 11 Most Cringeworthy Moments|Abby Haglage|June 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You may imagine the effect this missive produced upon the proud, high-minded doctor of divinity.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
No such missive had, to his knowledge, ever before found its way into the aristocratic precincts of Crompton Place.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
In this very clumsy way he had at last reached the desk, and presented his missive.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
She arose from the table and handed me a daintily scented missive addressed to Mrs. Shadd, and I faithfully executed her errand.Mrs. Raffles|John Kendrick Bangs
It will be supposed that the letter and I passed each other on the way, and that I reached here after the missive was sent.