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IT'S a silly sort of mental spoonerism but Farley Jackmaster Funk and Grandmaster Flash, in my addled Swiss-cheese grey matter, warped over time to become one and the same.
In 2010, health officials addled the eggs of Canada geese near the lake, in an effort to reduce the bacterial contamination caused by their feces.
Addled of Adliya mentioned in one of his previous letters how our tax money was managed, and I am surprised this problem hasn't been solved.
However, with the views he holds for the elderly, perhaps he has no forebears at all, but was hatched from an egg which had addled slightly during incubation.
It is amazing how such a good writer can arrive at such warped and addled conclusions his--elegant prose and analysis are at their best when he dissects Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man to make a point.
The brains of a majority of the American people have been addled.
Polly resists people--her children, neighbors, lawyer--telling her how to run her life; she may be a tad addled but she hasn't completely lost her facilities.
So, he might sing like an addled jakey at times but, at 67, there's something truly inspiring about his joyous stage presence.
Who can forget, for example, the infamous interview with Leonard Cohen when that great poetic fraud's addled answers were barely audible above the sounds of Gzowski's slurping tongue?
Russian Hamlet was truly chilling when the poor addled prince (Igor Markov alternating with Yuri Smekalov) imagined the ghost of his murdered father fighting its way up through a floorcloth.
Neale, four-fifths of the volume is given over to a detailed daily account of Sandys's life in the Parliaments of 1604 (he was knighted by Elizabeth after a brief association with the court in 1603), 1606, 1614 ("the addled Parliament"), 1621, and (with much less influence) 1624 and 1628.
Those drugs are meant to stop or reverse the addled thinking characteristic of Alzheimer's disease, but they may also enhance the executive functions of the average brain.