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And right after that, some nice sour milk would come splashing down into the trough of the pen.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
As soon as he was in it Squinty ran over to the trough, hoping there would be some sour milk in it.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Why, he ordered his chamber-maid to bring him some soap and warm water, that he might wash the sour krout off his hands.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
They affirmed it was an antidote to all poison; that it expelled rheums, sour humours, and obstructions of all kinds.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
"Getting back home," answered Squinty, as he took a big drink of sour milk.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
And Squinty thought acorns were just the best things he had ever tasted, except apples, and potatoes or perhaps sour milk.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Narcotic poisons are neutralized by vinegar:—Narcotics … torpor … strong wine … sour wine … vinegar.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
This damage to grapes would not, however, be much felt in Guernsey, as all the grapes are protected by orchard-houses.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
A sour odor is normal for nursing infants, and is noted in mild diarrheas of older children.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Staphylococci are commonly grouped in clusters, often compared to bunches of grapes (Fig. 113).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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WORDS RELATED TO SOUR GRAPES

  • account
  • apologia
  • apology
  • argument
  • case
  • cover
  • defense
  • excuse
  • exposition
  • ground
  • idea
  • justification
  • notion
  • proof
  • rationale
  • rationalization
  • song and dance
  • sour grapes
  • the whole idea
  • vindication
  • whatfor
  • wherefore
  • why
  • why and wherefore
  • whyfor
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