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difficult to chew

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People like gristly stories as well, they like murders.
Michel's |latest French "I did go to English school, and I'm afraid to say, I know exactly what gristly mince and packet mashed potato tastes like," adds the 55-year-old, who admits he's had a "bit of a head-start in life", growing up in a family where food was so important.
It's the same gristly nag I have with food stamps, the ACA [Affordable Care Act], and a myriad of other means-tested programs.
There are some pretty graphic books that I recommend relatively freely to teens because the subject matter itself is gristly.
When we follow the circulation of language and ideas to the points where they get fixed in recognizable (or, more accurately, recognized) property forms--when original ownership claims are made for them--we get a somewhat different view of a world literary system, one in which the gristly roots of ideas and forms of expression seem to ignore or violate most conventional property lines.
It's a gristly, horrible experience for many new mums, and only repeated because nature completely wipes their memory clean.
However, it was in parts slightly gristly, and could have done with being a bit hotter when it arrived at the table.
Ramsay looked decidedly queasy as he bit into a chunk, which he described as '"muscly, gristly, like an oxtail with a bone inside" (perhaps he should have swallowed
While it is true that on some occasions there were the same gristly side effects as methods previously mentioned (blood, fecal, and urine elimination, ejaculation from men, and lactation and uterine discharge from women), there seemed to be a sort of detachment from the execution because the guilty actually died in a solitary fashion.
The pork is good quality, not stringy or gristly, and as I tunnel under the noodles I discover, to my delight, a lone spring onion, crunchy and piquant.
The most intriguing feature is the bizarre, mildly humorous array of gristly, numbered "buffalo" skulls.
If you go shopping at Sainsbury's and ask for a fillet steak, but can't afford it, you have to find something else and we've ended up with a gristly, old, fatty lump of lard up front, but it tasted good today.
The gristly, hard-faced, slim-bodied Americans of the early 1930s do not even look like today's Americans.