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Roughs

(The). The coarse, ill-behaved rabble, without any of the polish of good breeding. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894RouncivalRough and Ready A B C D E F …

Rough Music

called in Somersetshire skimmity-riding, and by the Basques toberac. A ceremony which takes place after sunset, when the performers, to show their indignation against some man or woman who …

Rough and Ready

So General Zachary Taylor, twelfth president of the United States, was called. (1786-1853.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894RoughsRough and Ready A B C D …

Rough Magic

Director: Clare PeploeWriters: Robert Mundy, William Brookfield and Clare PeploeDirector of Photography:John J. CampbellEditor:Suzanne FennMusic:Richard HartleyProduction Designer:Waldemar Kal…

Rough-shod

Riding rough-shod over one. Treating one without the least consideration. The allusion is to riding a horse rough-shod. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Rough…

Rough-hewn

Shaped in the rough, not finished, unpolished, ill-mannered, raw; as a “rough-hewn seaman” (Bacon); a “rough-hewn discourse” (Howel). Source: Dictionary of Phrase …

Things Get Rough in Kashmir

50 years later the struggle continues by Ben Snowden This article was posted in June, 1998. "If we want to save not only South Asia from nuclear war, but the world as a whole, Kas…

Cut up Rough

(To). To be disagreeable or quarrelsome about anything. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894CuthbertCut Short A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R…

What is the largest iceberg ever recorded?

The largest icebergs (also referred to as ice islands) originate from the vast ice shelves surrounding Antarctica. The largest-known iceberg was from this region. It was roughly the size of t…

Thomas Junta,

hockey parent who beat his son's coach to death, was sentenced to six to ten years in prison after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter by a Massachusetts court in January. An argum…