He has never had any formal voice training, but plays the drums and saxophone and a little keyboard by ear.
—Washington Times May 13, 2014
The landscape is a gardener’s dream, dotted with mature oak and magnolia trees, hydrangeas, bougainvillea, and roses, and it has plentiful space for additional greenery.
—Architectural Digest Dec 23, 2013
A small number of chain restaurants offer menus in braille; sometimes, they’re even up to date.
—The Guardian May 22, 2014
Lady cyclists inspired outrage and ridicule in the late nineteenth century when they sallied forth in bloomers, which were subsequently adopted by the suffrage movement.
—The New Yorker Jun 6, 2014
Nick Clegg is due to warn against letting the “forces of insularity and chauvinism” dictate Britain’s future in Europe.
—BBC May 19, 2014
Volvo hasn’t committed to bringing the plug-in diesel vehicle to the United States, since diesels make up such a small part of the U.S. market.
—Forbes Jun 5, 2014
When it comes to bad decision making, these folks deserve their dunce caps.
—Newsweek Apr 23, 2010
Begin with some of the common herbaceous bedding-plants, such as geranium, coleus, or fuschia.
—Ontario Ministry of Education
He delivered us to our hotel, where the man on the door was carrying a semi-automatic full-size Uzi pistol.
—BBC Jun 23, 2013
Gardenia, one of the South’s iconic shrubs, begins perfuming the air.
—Southern Living May 13, 2013
In addition to the killings by organized groups, individual vigilante mobs carried out retaliatory lynchings, Amnesty said in its report.
—New York Times Feb 12, 2014
Visiting foreign leaders normally make a trip to the mausoleum of Turkey’s founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
—BBC Jun 9, 2014
The first eight mile of that road is pretty good macadam and hard dirt.
— Joseph C. Lincoln
But the victims might only, at best, achieve a pyrrhic victory: Should they win, they would still have to collect a judgment.
—Slate Feb 13, 2014
Intriguingly, in a demonstration of the importance of serendipity in science, this was not a hypothesis they had set out to prove.
—Economist May 29, 2014
Lengthy sideburns and scruffy hipster beards — not the norm in eastern Tennessee — are de rigueur for the under-30 set.
—New York Times Feb 3, 2014
The Roswell research found, generally, that when battery voltage increased to 4.8 volts from 3.2 volts, toxin levels increased markedly.
—New York Times May 3, 2014
Few sights are as beautiful as wisteria trained along the roofline and railings of an antebellum house.
—Southern Living Feb 21, 2013