gris gris

Definition(s):

  • (n) Spanish cubist painter (1887-1927)

News

  1. Quencher Quibbling

    In the heat of summer, choosing an optimal crisp white requires a cool head. Does a screw cap mean the wine's cheap? Why does Pinot Gris cost more than Pinot Grigio? Concerning wine coolers, does the wine matter?
    on June 19, 2013     Source: North Bay Bohemian

  2. The Jet Stream and Greenland

    There are many dynamics in the world. There are many global phenomena. Add the the jet stream to climate change. Research from the University of Sheffield has shown that unusual changes in atmospheric jet stream circulation caused the exceptional surface melt of the Greenland Ice Sheet (GrIS) in the summer 2012. An international team led by Professor Edward Hanna from the University of Sheffield ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Environmental News Network

  3. Greenland Ice Sheet Had Record Melt In 2012 Due To Jet Stream

    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online According to University of Sheffield research, published in the International Journal of Climatology , unusual Jet Stream changes were behind record surface melt of the Greenland Ice Sheet last summer. The Greenland Ice Sheet ( GrIS ) experienced a record surface melting in the summer of 2012, with more than 90 percent of the ice-sheet surface ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: redOrbit

Quotes

  1. "The idea came from Gris, and everybody loves his book about it," Del Toro told Bloodydisgusting.com. "The original story is far more perverse and spooky and [there'sa] semi-necrophilia vibe to it in certain aspects. Gris certainly has that...
    on Nov 16, 2008 By: Guillermo del Toro Source: Empire Online

  2. "He told us that there were soldiers covered in gris-gris (charms), like during the war in Liberia, who spoke English between them or a local language, and that he has since seen them at a camp in Conakry," said Kaba.
    on Oct 9, 2009 By: Mamadi Kaba Source: AFP

  3. "We say 'gris-gris' in Louisiana, and I definitely got 'gris-gris' at this racetrack," said Sampey, referring to magical amulets of good fortune in Cajun society. "I had a rodeo ride there after the finish line and it was probably the...
    on Aug 17, 2007 By: Angelle Sampey Source: Motorsport.com

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