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  RANK # PoS   WORD SPOK FIC MAG NEWS ACAD
1 9600  J    BAREFOOT 1882 105 903 425 330 119
2 9601  J    INVASIVE 2013 225 85 586 259 858
3 9602  J    STATE-OF-THE-ART 1729 199 140 601 454 335
4 9603  J    UPBEAT 1818 341 175 491 715 96
5 9604  J    RUTHLESS 1745 301 363 445 379 257
6 9605  N    PLACEBO 1987 370 36 684 168 729
7 9606  V    OUTLAW 1750 406 93 409 526 316
8 9607  V    CRIPPLE 1768 329 382 403 415 239
9 9608  N    BALLAD 1949 207 290 554 477 421
10 9609  N    BRAID 1925 53 1222 387 159 104
 

have retained my honor and gained a story, to my detriment, that I've retold in courts, where I was constantly interrupted and reduced to yes's and no's. I'll give you a more unhalted version than you would have heard in the court. In the spring of 1991, just before Croatia's Declaration of Independence, the mayor of our village -- I'll initial the village as V. (for a generic village), although it didn't start with a V (and wasn't generic, to me at least) -- went from house to house to tell us that after Croatia declared its statehood, the Yugoslav People's Army and Serb Chetniks would try to drive all the Croats out of the region to create a pure Serbian Republic of Krajina. "What guns are you comfortable with? "the mayor asked. "What did you do in the Yugoslav People's Army? " I didn't believe

 
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[FICTION] Ploughshares (1997)
 

 

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