Joseph stormed by Dean and Fred without a word, but Ginger lingered to finish her cigarette.
Dean just smiled, wondering how Ginger and Joseph would know where brother and sister-in-law were if they themselves hadn't lied like the proverbial rug and done the exact same thing as the pair they were accusing.
Though whips and chains wouldn't have gotten him to admit it, he was so insanely jealous of his brother's moment of glory he would have sold his soul and auctioned wife Ginger to have done the same damn thing.
"As it sailed over the backstop," wife Ginger giggled, as only a wife can do.
"Ask any honest woman who she'd rather sleep with," slurred Ginger, "a jock or a PhD."
Ginger jumped back with a scream, but the others who were closer simply laughed.
"He must have," Ginger answered for her husband.
Ginger muttered an apology, but Joseph was far from finished.
He turned to leave, grabbing a protesting Ginger by the arm.
It was the man he'd seen talking to Ginger Dawkins at the Farmer's Market on Sunday.
So did Ginger, and Joseph actually smiled.
By the way, it was Ginger who shot the gun—just to scare us off.
The two sat on bar stools midway between Dean and the painters and ordered ginger ales.
"Ginger Ale," she said, as if reading his mind.
They both ordered ginger ales.
Dean said, a little too loudly, just as the waitress arrived with the ginger ales.
Then added, "Two ginger ales."
Tell them not to order ginger ale the next time.
Wild ginger, elder and sumach are common, and in the mountain areas, rhododendrons, mountain laurel and azaleas.
Maize, yams, bananas, tapioca and ginger are cultivated by the natives.
In 1894 the Russian government enforced new customs regulations, by which a heavy duty is levied on Anglo-Indian manufactures and produce, excepting pepper, ginger and drugs, imported into Russian Asia by way of Persia; and the importation of green teas is altogether prohibited except by way of Batum, Baku, Uzunada and the Transcaspian railway.
The cultivated trees and plants of importance are, besides rubber, the manioc or cassada, the orange tree, lime, cacao, coffee, pineapple (which now runs wild over the whole of Liberia), sour sop, ginger, papaw, alligator apple, avocado pear, okro, cotton (Gossypium peruvianum - the kidney cotton), indigo, sweet potato, capsicum (chillie), bread-fruit, arrowroot (Maranta), banana, yam, "coco"-yam (Colocasia antiquorum, var.
The bread-fruit, sago, banana, vanilla, ginger, arrowroot and curcuma grow wild.
Stored tobacco is liable to be attacked and ruined by the " cigarette beetle," a cosmopolitan insect of very varied tastes, feeding not only on dried tobacco of all kinds, including snuff, but also on rhubarb, cayenne pepper, tumeric, ginger, figs and herbarium specimens.
The natural and forest products of Mexico include the agave and yucca (ixtle) fibres already mentioned; the " ceibon " fibre derived from the silk-cotton tree (Bombax pentandria); rubber and vanilla in addition to the cultivated products; palm oil; castor beans; ginger; chicle, the gum extracted from the " chico-zapote " tree (Achras sapota); logwood and other dye-woods; mahogany, rosewood, ebony, cedar and other valuable woods; " cascalote " or divi-divi; jalap root (Ipomaea); sarsaparilla (Smilax); nuts and fruits.
Next in importance come ginger, coriander, aniseed, black cummin, and fenugreek.
Abundance of cinnamon, cloves, ginger, pepper, and precious stones.
Many of the roots and vegetables of Europe have been introduced, as well as some of those peculiar to the tropics, including maize, millet, yams, manioc, dhol, gram, &c. Small quantities of tea, rice and sago, have been grown, as well as many of the spices (cloves, nutmeg, ginger, pepper and allspice),' and also cotton, indigo, betel, camphor, turmeric and vanilla.
The blackberry, black raspberry, huckleberry, blueberry, wild ginger and ginseng are widely distributed.
"It was poor Ginger," was all she could say at first.
I could see the way Ginger looked; all her beauty gone, her beautiful arched neck drooping, all the spirit gone out of her flashing eyes, all the playfulness gone out of her manner.