Of course, those who found devastating news in their envelope most likely did not stick around to endure the shrieks and hugs.
In the end—and I am aware of the shrieks of disbelief as I write this—I came to have grudging respect and even liking for him.
There were rumors of shrieks and flashes emanating from the well, and reports of a figure in white.
A bit or touch; a dose: each a free-associational shpritz of surreal hi-de-ho
[1970s+; fr Yiddish, literally, ''a squirt'']