Fred displayed a tad more interest in the mysterious find than the prior evening.
I wanted to stay there but I assumed my presence might make the Dawkins boys a tad uncomfortable.
It was before 6:30 so the early bird special was in effect, making the meal a tad cheaper than he'd figured.
On the other hand, while phonetically the above explanation was not inconsistent with such cases as rka dkah, bkah, bska, and nga, rnga, ngag, sngags, lnga, ngad and brtse, brdzun, dbyar, &c., where the italicized letters are pronounced in full and the others are left aside, it failed to explain other cases, such as dgra, mgron, spyod, snyan, sbrang, sbrul, bkra, k'ri, krad, k'rims, k'rus, &c., pronounced da, don, cod, or swod, cen, Bang, deu, ta, t'i, tad or teh, tim, tu, &c., and many others, where the spoken forms are obviously the alteration by wear and tear of sounds originally similar to the written forms. Csoma de Koros, who was acquainted with the somewhat archaic sounds of Ladak, was able to point to only a few letters as silent.
Dinner was a quiet affair, cooked by the returning Fred O'Connor—hamburgers, a tad over-broiled, but the Deans appreciated the effort as they were busy with Bird Song's other chores.
Both lost their wives to cancer and I think my father was a tad jealous but pleased our marriage made his friend and his daughter both so happy.
Fred O'Connor seemed a tad put out that he'd been absent from the final confrontation in the Lucky Pup Mine until Dean reminded him that without his Internet connection and library research, Martha's bones would still be without identity.
Evelyn leaned to whisper to Romas, whose response was a tad too long for Kiera's impatient bladder.
To Dean, she seemed a tad pensive as she sat next to the window.
It makes everything you've heard a tad suspect, doesn't it?
Just before they turned in, Fred looked Dean in the eye and said, I know I'm looking ahead just a tad, but if you marry that gal, we'll have to get a bigger house.
I kind of hoped she might be with you," and then he added, a tad self-consciously, "she's been gone all night."
"Those are your memories, not mine," he said, a tad defensively.
The tad is not a coin, the only silver currency, apart from imported dollars, being the ingots of silver known as "sycee"; the only other native currency is the copper "cash."
His remarks made me a tad uncomfortable.
Don't get alarmed but I've taken the liberty to be a tad candid with him.
"I think she's a tad flakey," my wife offered.
"No. I'm not holding back," I said, sounding a tad defensive.
Boston was a tad rowdy back then and we were kind of young and frisky ourselves.
His hair was a tad past barbering time and he wore polished black shoes and black socks, inconsistent with the rest of his attire.
Winston's smile was a tad less casual.
There was the Cece Baldwin business—you were a tad too pleased I discovered your anonymous thousand-dollar present to her.