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Synonyms for picayune

Synonyms for picayune

(informal) small and of little importance

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The background for the Save the Picayune Facebook page is the Times-Picayune's screaming one-word headline, "Catastrophic," from the Aug.
Until the departments of Justice and Health and Human Services were merged to form the Department of Entitlements, our efforts were ineffectual," Picayune said.
In a dispatch from Camargo, Mexico, dated August 21, 1846, and published in the New Orleans Daily Picayune in the September 9, 1846, issue, he describes an amusing anecdote, "The Man what was not born to be killed by a shell," about a bombardment at Fort Brown when every time a shell was fired into the camp, the soldiers would fall to the ground as a safety precaution.
42] Brown provided names of masters whose slaves were involved, and the New Orleans Picayune concurred that these masters had indeed lost their slaves.
Laughter) I knew I wanted to have a white journalist who reflected the ways in which the Daily Picayune commented on Marie Laveau's activities - sometimes to her dismay, I would imagine; sometimes, really in support of this extraordinary woman, even the obituary, to which you'll find references in Tallant.
Dickie" Travis, all of Picayune, were married on a windy March 15, 2008, at three o'clock in the afternoon.
3 announcement that his club would be known as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Moreno bemoaned the club's picayune local broadcast deals and justified the the polarizing decision to adopt a new team name.
Among the films Andersen excerpts and finds picayune quibbles with: Chinatown, Double Indemnity, Mildred Pierce, City of Industry, and The Long Goodbye.
To a person, Kovacs and the others at the paper say the national image of the Picayune as a chronic underachiever was 10 years out of date by the time the Pulitzers were announced.
In the Picayune School District in Mississippi, students who worked on Scientific Learning[R] (NASDAQ:SCIL) Fast ForWord[R] software achieved significant gains, improving their reading level an average of one year and nine months after 75 school days of use.
The Tribal Council continues our work protecting the best interests of all Tribal members," said Reggie Lewis, Chairman of Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians.
In the presence of family and friends, the celebration and blessing of marriage of Amanda Caryn Pigott and Jerome Marvin Foxworth III took place on April 13, 2002, at Mill Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Picayune.
This handsomely mounted but frustratingly nontransporting historical film often seems like an overblown lesson in a matter that - considering all of the other, more powerful forces at work in the years leading up to the French Revolution - seems comparatively picayune.
The Eurocrats in Brussels and Strasbourg issue regulations that seem picayune and asinine.