is a Clinton High School graduate, Class of 2003 and Westfield State University Class of 2007, where she received her bachelor's degree in history.
Set in a land ruled by a decadent, selfish king (Adel Mahmoud Abed al-Latif), with the help of his uncaring servant Croak
, the people beyond the gates of the palace are poor and neglected.
When asked what would force them to withdraw, Croak
said: "a whole lot".
"Do you remember a while back when you and I were talking about how we were the oldest members of The Dumb Bunch and how we would probably croak
way before any of the other members did?"
Females of the species called rattlebox moths sniff out each other's male-attracting pheromones and congregate, creating the pheromone-based equivalent of male frogs gathering in a pond to croak
a mating chorus, say researchers.
The full range of Shaver's art is displayed on this newest album with sparse guitar, bass, and drums that place the songs, and Shaver's evocative croak
of a voice, front and center.
As an agricultural economist put it: "You'd croak
from smoke before you'd get high on hemp,"
From the ragged croak
of "Last Fair Deal Gone Down" to the gallows grin of Bob Wills's "Trouble in Mind," Lofty Deeds tells a story of exploitation that would have been as familiar to Hank Williams as it is to Langford.
With a croak
a raven flies up and circles over my head.
To make matters worse, Americans tend to drink even less as they near retirement age, whereas French and British folks start drinking while they're young arid keep on going at the same rate 'til they croak
(usually at a ripe, old age).
It satirizes an Anheuser-Busch ad campaign for beer, in which frogs croak
out the word "Budweiser."
Well, fish can click, squeak, whistle, peep, grunt, croak
, and make lots of other noises.
. The turtle Ben found in the river climbs out of the muddy bottom and onto the flat rock set in the pool's center as a sunning spot.
Then he turns bitterly on the crow for having disturbed, unasked, his unsuspicious bliss; he plucks the bird's feathers, turns him black, takes away his power of speech, changes his sweet song to a raucous croak
, and flings him to the Devil, thus accounting for the present appearance of all crows and serving as a warning to all tattle - tales.