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BRIGHTON: Birmingham light-weight Johnny G william will have his third professional fight when he meets Mark Skinner, of Bat tersest, at the Town Hall on June 27.
His explanations are among the tersest in the popular cosmology literature, yet also among the least watered down.
Significantly, her discussion of Mencken's early book about Nietzsche, perhaps the most important influence on his thought, is cursory in the extreme--but, then, she often has little to say about any of his books beyond the tersest of summaries.
Politics, particularly in the face of defeat, is about gestures: the filibuster, the oil stain, the photo of a Rush Limbaugh book display that garners Davis's tersest comment, "Enough said.