After the brief star turns of Rick Perry, Herman Cain and Gingrich, “the list is getting ever smaller.”
Five days later, on March 10, a brief press release added 11 dates to the 10 that Jackson had already announced.
Alasania said Georgia also had to rely on unencrypted cellphone communications during its brief war with Russia in 2008.
late 13c., from Latin brevis (adj.) "short, low, little, shallow," from PIE *mregh-wi-, from root *mregh-u- "short" (cf. Greek brakhys "short," Old Church Slavonic bruzeja "shallow places, shoals," Gothic gamaurgjan "to shorten").
from Latin breve (genitive brevis), noun derivative of adjective brevis (see brief (adj.)) which came to mean "letter, summary," specifically a letter of the pope (less ample and solemn than a bull), and thus came to mean "letter of authority," which yielded the modern, legal sense of "summary of the facts of a case" (1630s).