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picayune unimportant - coveted triple crown (the Kentucky...

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picayune  unimportant. plaits  braids. President Truman  Harry S. Truman (1884-1972), the thirty-third president of the United States  (1945-1953). Psycho  a 1960 Alfred Hitchcock movie about a murderous, mentally unbalanced man and one of his  victims. pungent  having a sharp odor. Quickdraw McGraw  a cartoon horse that was a sheriff in the southwestern desert of the U.S. Rastafarian  a member of a Jamaican religion that awaits the redemption of Blacks and their return  to Africa. rutabagas  root vegetables, similar to turnips, with white- or yellow-colored flesh. sarong  a long strip of cloth worn as a dress or skirt. scabies  a contagious rash caused by mites. Seattle Slew  a race horse that won the Triple Crown in 1977. Secretariat  considered by many horse-racing fans the greatest racer ever; Secretariat won the 
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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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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course ENG 1320 taught by Professor Bost during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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