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First glume 2-keeled, 2-nerved, with a deep longitudinal channel between the keels, glabrous, the tip slightly scabrous. Second glume slightly shorter than the first, 3-nerved, strongly keeled, the keel antrorsely scabrous.
Leaves 3-8, essentially basal; sheaths 2.2-4 cm long, greenish-white to ochraceous, strongly ribbed, old sheath bases ochraceous to brown, sometimes becoming fibrous, the ventral side and margins scarious, hyaline, colorless or yellowish, easily torn, finely veined, the apex shallowly concave; ligule irregularly truncate to rounded, up to 1.6 mm long, the free portion stramineous, 0.2 mm wide; blades filiform, 6-42 cm long, 0.3-0.8 mm wide, curling, U-folded to V-folded, margins strongly antrorsely scabrous, especially proximally, the apex becoming triquetrous.
And when you have gone 331 days and 96 runs without a victory, there are probably more welcoming places to visit than a famously uncompromising venue, exposed to the elements on a scabrous winter afternoon.
Scabrous and clad in sackcloth, she looks "about 50 years old"; in fact, she is just 28.
It continues Indiana's exploration of social anomie and disconnection with his famous scabrous wit.
McKenna's 'evidence' derives largely from the strongly suspect, scabrous, unpublished memoirs of that arch-fraudster, Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse.
One unhappy consequence of this is that secular and liberal critics often watch what they say, thus leaving the field to fundamentalist Christians, who often attack Islam in the most scabrous and abusive terms.
"When I do write about Hollywood as a company town, my writing is often quite scabrous. It mirrors the perversions, the more depraved aspect of the business.
I've not came across Richardson before but the blurb toted his work as being 'always insightful, often poignant and sometimes scabrous' so I just had to take a look!
In one of the story's many scabrous anecdotes, the nose of the title was reputedly used by its owner as a sexual tool, and it appears phantasmagorically at the end of the story, like a Gogolian apparition, pressed against the narrator's taxi window, as he reflects on his fate, "doomed to remain in the passenger's seat, as if locked in a time capsule."
Parents brought their kids to the theater and, on ancient ritualized cues, yelled out the most scabrous things at me and the cast.