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sledge-hammer argument

A strong argument that eliminates all opposition. I really want to win the debate next week, so I'm preparing a real sledge-hammer argument.
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Sledge and Randle were also charged with one count of resisting a peace officer.
Pray for us as we weep for the loss of our sister, mother, aunt, niece and cousin Joni Sledge.
FAMILIES took to the hills yesterday to make the most of the snow and wrapped up warm in lots of layers and armed with their sledges.
Sledge scored his only other hit with the follow-up single Warm And Tender Love but he continued to enjoy chart success in America.
Speaking about his early years in the south, Sledge told a documentary: "I was a little guy working in the fields chopping cotton singing to the older people in the field and they would always say that one day my voice would be heard all over the world but I never thought that would happen.
It was a favorite at weddings -- Sledge himself did the honors at a ceremony for musician and actor Steve Van Zandt -- and often turned up in movies, including ''The Big Chill,'' ''The Crying Game'' and a 1994 Meg Ryan drama named for the song's title.
When a Man Loves a Woman" was a personal triumph for Sledge, who seemed on the verge of sobbing throughout the production, and a breakthrough for Southern soul.
Speaking about his early years in the South, Sledge told a documentary: "I was a little guy working in the fields chopping cotton, singing to the older people, and they would say that one day my voice would be heard all over the world.
Green initially said Sledge was 73 but found out he was mistaken.
Sadly, we miss such cricketers now to respond to such arrogant bowlers, who sledge to upset the batsmen.
UK MADE of aluminium, this lightweight sledge is easily folded away so you can take it just about everywhere - and the seat attaches with Velcro.
I discovered a long-forgotten sledge in my garden shed and indulged in some marvellous sledging.
In a study in the journal Physical Review Letters, researchers from the University of Amsterdam and FOM (the Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter) recreated a laboratory version of the sledge on which workers hauled heavy stone, and tested how it fared in sand.
Cargo sledge FS 2004 with running gears consisting of two
He (or she) crunches through the crisp, white snow to warmth and safety, leaving the sledge outside.