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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Grimm, Jakob Ludwig Karl 1785-1863. German philologist and folklorist who formulated Grimm's Law (1819), the basis for much of modern comparative linguistics. With his brother Wilhelm Karl (1786-1859) he collected Germanic folk tales and published them as Grimm's Fairy Tales (1812-1815).

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  • n. the older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories; also author of Grimm's law describing consonant changes in Germanic languages (1785-1863)
  • n. the younger of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories (1786-1859)

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  • Republican newcomer Michael Grimm landed on the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics' annual "Most Corrupt Members of Congress" list -- a designation Grimm called a partisan character assassination.

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  • Grimm is running against Democrat Rep. Michael McMahon, who's represented the Staten Island and Brooklyn district since taking office in 2009.

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  • Michael Grimm is committed to these principles and therefore, I am committed to helping him win in November.

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  • But violence is, whether in "Grimm's Fairy Tales" or the Bible.

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  • Take a look in Grimm's Fairy Tales, and in addition to a number of decidedly grisly moments, you'll find plenty of characters who are more than happy to use "powers" for personal gain, and who are more than happy to obtain them by theft.

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  • Rafin Grimm: i forget. i still have my order of the seraphim group for the angels.

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  • Rafin Grimm: actually, i took my church down a while ago. it was just causing a lot more problems than good. and nobody seemed to use it

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  • Rafin Grimm: but maybe yours will have better luck

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  • Rafin Grimm: np, sorry that it wasn't available anymore. maybe one day if enough people want one, i will rebuild it

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  • Rafin Grimm: most people seem to almost get mad. its like, they think it is cool you built a church, but don't talk about religion. ya know?

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