from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southwest Illinois on the Mississippi River opposite St. Louis, Missouri. It is a railroad center with varied industries. Population: 29,400.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Reading as much as I do, I can sense when an overly sensitive author is too vigilant, cannot keep his/her distance, over-interprets, over-dramatizes, reads in.
And so I wouldn ` t want to be in a position where somebody over-interprets, goes public with this, and then, of course, we ` re going down the primrose path again, as we ` ve seen in some other recent cases with some press releases.
Every political party overreaches - and over-interprets its mandate.