So will the grandmother-to-be inspire female voters next cycle, or will they judge her on a harsher scale?
The judge said they were releasing Sarah only because she was a woman and had served a harsher sentence in solitary confinement.
"An ego seeking high office," and "a party of one," were harsher verdicts.
originally of texture, "hairy," 1530s, probably from harske "rough, coarse, sour" (c.1300), a northern word of Scandinavian origin (cf. Danish and Norwegian harsk "rancid, rank"), related to Middle Low German harsch "rough, raw," German harst "a rake;" perhaps from PIE root *kars- "to scrape, scratch, rub, card" (cf. Lithuanian karsiu "to comb," Old Church Slavonic krasta, Russian korosta "to itch," Latin carduus "thistle," Sanskrit kasati "rubs, scratches"). Meaning "offensive to feelings" is from 1570s; "disagreeable, rude" from 1610s.
To nag and complain; nudge (1990s+ Teenagers)