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2008-09-22 06:00:22

By Brian Mansfield Let him Serenade you: In the tradition of Dashboard Confessional and Five for Fighting, Secondhand Serenade disguises a singer/songwriter with a project name. That's to get people to "focus more on the music than the person," says John Vesely, 26, whose emotional, piano-driven ballad Fall for You is No. 7 on USA TODAY's top 40 airplay chart. "With those singer/songwriter, here's-my-name things, attention circulates around that person and who they are, not what the music's...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'