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Synonyms for picayune

Synonyms for picayune

(informal) small and of little importance

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We have determined that optimal societal productivity and equity requires gallbladder surgery for everyone at age 47," 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.
To this day, Picayune veterans identify themselves by which paper they worked on at the time of the merger.
So there are ways that the Daily Picayune helped to increase her popularity.
com , the Picayune said the move was "necessitated by revolutionary upheaval in the newspaper industry.
Charles Hooker Quick of Picayune and Emma Lona and David Floyd Travis Jr.
The Picayune School District implements the Fast ForWord software in seven schools: Nicholson Elementary School, Roseland Park Elementary School, South Side Lower Elementary School, South Side Elementary School, West Side Elementary School, Picayune Junior High School, and Picayune Memorial High School.
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.
At Picayune Junior High School in Mississippi, students who worked on Scientific Learning[R] (NASDAQ:SCIL) Fast ForWord[R] software made significant improvements, gaining an average of one year of reading ability after approximately two months of use.
FEMA mitigation specialists will be available in Picayune to answer questions on building stronger.
thank their readers for making the paper more than "a picayune concern," as it was described in its very first