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Unformatted text preview: coveted triple crown (the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, and the Belmont Stakes) in 1973. Sherman tank a large, armored military vehicle that runs on treads instead of wheels. Sing Sing a U.S. federal penitentiary located in Ossining, New York. spiral fibular fracture a type of break in the fibula, a bone running from the knee to the ankle. spit nails angry. splitting our gussets laughing hard enough to rip the seams in your clothing. star sapphire a gem cut and polished to show a star shape in the stone. succotash a corn and lima bean dish. tarnation damnation. Tortolita Spanish, meaning little turtledove. towhead a person with white or light-colored hair; tow is a coarse fiber used in the past to make gunnysacks. wainscoting wooden paneling....
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- Fall '09
- Alfred Hitchcock movie, picayune unimportant. plaits, President Truman Harry, mentally unbalanced man, coveted triple crown