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As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
In straight relationships with an age gap, words like ‘gold-digger’ and ‘trophy wife’ get thrown around.Freaking Out About Age Gaps in Gay Relationships Is Homophobic|Samantha Allen|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
Except the Braves did not win 14 straight pennants (they did win 14 straight division titles), and Smoltz is a also Republican.Conservative Curt Says His Politics, Not His Pitching, Kept Him Out of the Hall of Fame|Ben Jacobs|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
What it endangers is a narrow conception of Russian power, understood through the eyes of its dictatorial leader.
She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
This wasn't at all what he meant to say, and it sounded very ridiculous; but somehow the words wouldn't come straight.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
She had listened—she had listened intently, looking straight out of the window and without moving.Confidence|Henry James
The streets here are rather wide for an Italian city but would be deemed intolerably narrow in America.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
He is rather tall and narrow, and wears a long abb's coat reaching nearly down to his feet.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay