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  • (link) I read an interesting piece that zwertch should have been translated as "twart" rather than "crooked".

    zornhau: Zwerhhau...!

  • Tired of them dragging their feet just to twart the administration. dgwilson429

    Senate agrees to begin debate on Wall Street reform

  • They play games with the judiciary system just to twart this president.

    Democratic senators urge action on Obama's judicial nominees

  • Something to the effect that in Scotland, warriors were trained to be lefthanded so that that they could twart their enemies and they built winding staircases that swirled to the left to make it more difficult for the enemy to invade.

    13 Famous Left Handers

  • KC Strange, developed by Marco Dimaano and Nikki Alfar, was supposed to have debuted some time ago (but, you know how sometimes circumstances conspire to twart the best laid plans of creative men as poor as church mice).

    Archive 2003-01-01

  • Drug dealers line hallways and walkways with carpet "tac strips" to twart off drug sniffing dogs in the event of a sneak attack drug bust.

    New Jersey Real-Time News

  • Animal lovers also place these in the woods to twart off hunters w/dogs. stories with the most comments in the last 7 days.

    New Jersey Real-Time News

  • I repeat here: no noble principles of patriotism, social obligations, moral imperatives or even basic human decency and compassion can twart this.

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  • If she was innocent, why lie about everything to twart the investigation on purpose.

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  • "EDITED OUT" Blair's assessment that enhanced interrogation provided valuable intel against the jihadist to twart attacks.

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