Despite that gem, his blow to Ross was the big hit: “During your performance, I wish I bit my own ears off.”
In times of trouble long ago, the art of the gem carver was to create attractive stones of value as well as objects of beauty.
Check out this angry-faced selfie with Geoff Cameron, a true World Cup gem.
The only problem: a squabbling clan of Italians who claim the gem is theirs.
Behold, this gem: “I watched the whole series,” says Snoop Dogg.
Far off the mountains rose, dark and blue, but they were only the setting for the gem and made it more precious.
My right of ownership in the gem is not, I confess, very substantial; but whose is it?
A true connoisseur in pearls in this country rejoices in the rose-tinted specimens of the gem.
It is quite a gem—in the purest style of the fourteenth century.
But the gem of the collection is unquestionably the poem entitled "Bertha in the Lane."
Old English gimm "precious stone, gem, jewel," also "eye," from Latin gemma "precious stone, jewel," originally "bud," perhaps from the root *gen- "to produce," or from PIE *gembh- "tooth, nail." Of persons, from late 13c. Forms in -i-, -y- were lost early 14c., and the modern form of the word probably representing a Middle English borrowing from Old French gemme (12c.). As a verb, from c.1600, "to adorn with gems;" mid-12c. as "to bud."