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Brion argued that she should also be immediately sacked as lawyer due to the 'severity and grossness of the various administrative offenses she had committed.
Both of the latter cover an ambit from gravity to grossness.
Andy's utter grossness and selfish nature is a tiny bit improved through his growing relationship with swotty fusspot Errol.
Qur'an, 4:29) Grossness of murder can be understood from this verse: "Because of this, we decreed for the Children of Israel that anyone who murders any person who had not committed murder or horrendous crimes, it shall be as if he murdered all the people.
But it does explain why I was misinformed about the grossness of Britain's ketchup -- or catsup, which was the originally preferred American spelling -- before my travels there in 2010.
While the allegory on racism and desegregation might feel a bit thin to an adult reader, Scrimger infuses plenty of humour, gags and grossness to create a story that will both entertain and challenge middle grade readers.
It strikes me, however, as hardly surprising that a man born in the middle of the country in 1904 turned his nose up at what surely was--with the grossness of the Clinton/Lewinsky entanglement, the O.
The story is told on two levels-great for parent-child bedtime reading sessions, with both grossness and humour levels well balanced.
In a fabulous plot with interest enhanced by such devices as yucky worms, farts, morphing, and general grossness of a high index, "Alien Dude
And despite its size - it's around five metres long - there's no feeling of grossness.
Time, conceived to be a product of the interdependence of both gross and subtle cosmic realms, gives rise to two important aspects based on the qualities of grossness and subtlety: darkness and light respectively.
All of this seems to be a sure recipe for really bad taste, but to my ongoing surprise, Fark walks a fine line--with occasional slips--between irreverence and genuine grossness (not that there is any commonly accepted line between the two).