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grasho per

  • n  terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping
  • n  a cocktail made of creme de menthe and cream (sometimes with creme de cacao)

  • The nation's annual plague of grasshoppers was beginning early last week in Mississippi, where the hoppers were crunching through corn and cotton fields, eating everything in .
  • The grasshopper plague that was swirling over Colorado last week brought misfortune to farmers, mischief to tourists, and misery to Denver's Rocky Mountain News, a Scripps-Howard .
  • To a zoologist, the leap of the grasshopper is one of the wonders of the world.
News & Articles

  • SD landowners urged to check for grasshoppers
    The South Dakota Agriculture Department is urging farmers and ranchers to check their land for grasshopper infestations.
    June 23, 2013 - KOTA Rapid City
  • BNL’s Tackett headed for Greenville College
    BEDFORD — Bethany Tackett has been getting her kicks on the soccer field since she was knee high to a grasshopper. The 2013 Bedford North Lawrence graduate, who took up the g ...
    June 21, 2013 - Bedford Times-Mail
  • Suda 51 and Grasshopper are using Unreal Engine 4 'heavily'
    No More Heroes and Killer is Dead dev Grasshopper Manufacture is "heavily relying" on Unreal Engine 4, with next-gen games in mind. Speaking to Joystiq at E3, Grasshopper CEO Goichi Suda, most commonly known as Suda 51, confirmed his studio's use of Epic's next-gen engine when asked about his thoughts on the PS4 and Xbox One. "As a developer, we're heavily relying right now on Unreal Engine 4 ...
    June 19, 2013 - Joystiq

  • Dick Motta in Los Angeles Times
    He was so thin that during his rookie season then-Dallas coach Dick Motta told the Washington Post that Bol would "break like a grasshopper : an arm here, a leg over there" once he ran into a typical NBA opponent.
  • Sven-Goran Eriksson in
    He's always been a hard worker,Eriksson added. "I know people who worked with him at Grasshopper FC in Zurich a few years ago, they said he was a goalscorer and a hard worker even then and it's good if you can have that combination in a...
  • Carl Nafzger in TurfTrax (subscription)
    Trainer Carl Nafzger told "Street Sense couldn't goof around like he sometimes does. He nearly always will finish when he's hooked up eyeball to eyeball, but when he gets up about a length in front he pricks his ears. Grasshopper...

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