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Guys like him (and James Harrison and Rodney Harrison before him) are great grist for the league’s insatiable melodrama mill.
The radicals of the prewar years are good grist for inspiring yarns.
Turner remembers Trevor as a small kid who loved being outdoors and sneaking into the old grist mill near the river on the family property with her on their way to the upper part of the swimming hole.
Pleasant Gap was once a town surrounding a grist mill just a few miles from the mining town of Rock Run.
Coincidence, more grist for the global warming mill or merely a climatological rarity from the wonderful world of wild wacky weather?
THEN: John W. Amos is seen outside his grist mill on Island Branch in Harford County in 1948.
The symbiotic relationship between warring extremist groups provides extraordinarily potent grist for that mill.
Turkish officials and media have been given grist for complaint by the US Agency for International Development’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG).
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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