Get the drop on someone: To get an advantage on someone, it first appeared around the middle of the 19th century. It appears to have originated with the quick-draw duels of the Wild West, when men would face each other and try to be the first to draw their gun and shoot the other. It came to include a more […]
The radio is blastin’, someone’s knockin’ at the door I’m lookin’ at my girlfriend, she’s passed out on the floor I seen so many things I ain’t never seen before Don’t know what it is, I don’t wanna see no more Randy NewmanMama Told Me Notto Come (1966)
In the story “Fed aid will clean leaky storage tanks” in the June 16 issue of The Jamestown Press, the local sites reported as having leaky underground storage tanks are not accurate. According to Michael Healey, spokesman for the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, the inventory list of underground storage tanks represents sites where potential leaky tanks have been […]
It the article “Carr Lane Housing proposal advances” in the May 26 edition of The Jamestown Press, Quaker Case, not Joyce Antoniello, should have been attributed with the quote on behalf of the affordable housing committee. We regret the error.