In any case, burgess likes to rail against these pushy liberals and their tricky, communistic light bulbs.
Allred and the Jou family bombarded burgess with phone calls and visits, urging him to talk about what he knew.
At first, Jou just listened to the music playing on the stereo and chatted with a few people, burgess said.
c.1200, burgeis "citizen of a borough," from Old French borjois (Modern French bourgeois), from Late Latin burgensis (see bourgeois). Applied from late 15c. to borough representatives in Parliament and used later in Virginia and other colonies used to denote members of the legislative body, while in Pennsylvania, etc., it meant "member of the governing council of a borough."