But when the numbers were released, the reaction in the grimes camp—and in local and national media—was celebratory.
Should grimes move down ticket, Miss America stands ready to step in.
grimes is a Department of Justice staffer working in the Montgomery, Alabama office.
1580s, of uncertain origin, probably alteration of Middle English grim "dirt, filth" (early 14c.), from Middle Low German greme "dirt," from Proto-Germanic *grim- "to smear" (cf. Flemish grijm, Middle Dutch grime "soot, mask"), from PIE root *ghrei- "to rub." The verb was Middle English grymen (mid-15c.) but was replaced early 16c. by begrime.