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  • n  any of the larger branches of a tree

  • And if "enough" is enuff, why isn't "bough" pronounced buff? The arbitrary rules that govern English bedevil nonnative students of the language as much as they torment would-be .
  • By now, he was in the cross hairs of an Israeli drone, which had spotted him creeping along a wall, under a bough of orange bougainvillea.
  • None among these creatures is more vulnerable than the northern spotted owl, a bird so docile it will descend from the safety of its lofty bough to take a mouse from the hand of a .
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  • Snippets about Lake Tahoe
    • The Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority board at the June 13 3pm meeting will vote on whether $75,000 should be spent on keeping SnowGlobe on the South Shore. Here is the agenda. • Bryan and Stefanie Bough completely renovated the old Alpine Realty building on [...]
    June 9, 2013 - Lake Tahoe News

  • TS Eliot in Asia Times Online
    In his notes to "The Wasteland" (1922), Eliot wrote, "To another work of anthropology I am indebted in general, one which has influenced our generation profoundly; I mean The Golden Bough" of James Frazer, a thorough account of the pagan...
  • Christopher Rants in
    We're starting to hang all these little ornaments on the standings bill, and we'll see how long it is before the bough breaks,said House Minority Leader Christopher Rants, a Republican from Sioux City.
  • John McCain in FOXNews
    It just snowballed over a period of four years. It did not last long which was a shame. People went their own separate ways but he was a fantastic manager. How did he do it? He just bought good players. He bought Peter Shilton, he bough Kenny Burns... Viv Anderson SkySports,19528,11727_5179468,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH11M56scI4V2yALMUnAc0MaZ3AQw Apr 12, 2009 11968 147738 bought I have a few years on my opponent, so I am surprised that a young man has bought in to so many failed ideas. Like others before him, he seems to think government is the answer to every problem; that government should take our resources and make our...

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