“I made like, five flashcards and sent them to my friends and we laughed,” Henderson told The Daily Beast.
Most of what I was trying to do,” he told the Times in 2007, “was rejected.
That runs so counter to what many women are told in corporate America, which is to not show weakness.
Lawson claimed Wednesday that her husband “told everyone” he was taking cocaine out of her nose that night.
“I always want to be a sort of bad-ass, and I always come out smelling like a wildflower,” she told me.
It seemed that Mary believed her confidence his due, for she told him the fact.
Might not the same history be told of much that is believed?
He told himself in a moment that it was not her usual laugh.
They gently raised him, bolstered him with pillows, and told him he had long been ill.
I told you the other day that I had come to the end of my power of endurance.
Old English tellan "to reckon, calculate, consider, account," from Proto-Germanic *taljanan "to mention in order" (cf. Old Saxon tellian, Old Norse telja, Old Frisian tella "to count, tell," Dutch tellen "to count, reckon," Old Saxon talon "to count, reckon," Danish tale "to speak," Old High German zalon, German zählen "to count, reckon"), from root *talo (see tale). Meaning "to narrate, relate" is from c.1000; that of "to make known by speech or writing, announce" is from early 12c. Sense of "to reveal or disclose" is from c.1400; that of "to act as an informer, to 'peach' " is recorded from 1901. Meaning "to order (someone to do something)" is from 1590s. Original sense in teller and phrase to tell time. For sense evolution, cf. French conter "to count," raconter "to recount;" Italian contare, Spanish contar "to count, recount, narrate;" German zählen "to count," erzählen "to recount, narrate."
I tolde hyme so, & euer he seyde nay. [Thomas Hoccleve, "The Regiment of Princes," c.1412]Telling "having effect or force" is from 1852.
"mound, hill," 1864, from Arabic tall, related to Hebrew tel "mount, hill, heap."
A male homosexual foot-fetishist (1972+ Homosexuals)
The repeated exchange of recorded telephone messages: I don't feel like playing telephone tag with her/ ''Having computers in our volunteers' homes has eliminated phone tag,'' says Power, referring to the pervasive round-robin of messages left and phone calls missed (1990s+)