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  • Modern recipes also apply jerk spice mixes to fish, shrimp, shellfish, beef, sausage, and tofu. Most jerk in Jamaica is no longer cooked in the traditional method and is grilled over hardwood charcoal in a steel drum jerk pan. — “Jamaican jerk spice - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Burning Love (Arrested Development) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Justin Grant Wade as Steve Holt. Season 2 episodes. November 2004. — “Burning Love (Arrested Development) - Wikipedia, the free”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The clean and jerk is one of two olympic weightlifting events (the other being the snatch) Then with several successive flips, the bar would be moved up the torso until it reached the position for the overhead jerk. — “Clean and jerk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • He had great difficulty in getting back to his seat, for his elbows were jerked at every step because of the glass he held in his hands, and he even spilt three-fourths on the shoulders of a Rouen lady in short sleeves, who feeling the cold liquid running down to her loins, uttered cries like a peacock, as if she were being assassinated. — “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert
  • A pine tree which stood close by suddenly jerked its branches as if in emulation of its neighbor, and threw off its load of snow like a wave. — “The Tale of Genji” by Murasaki Shikibu
  • He could not walk well on tiptoe and his whole body jerked at each step. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • These assertions, not varying much one from the other, he jerked out like so many separate interjections, endeavouring to look his friends in the face at each, and then turning his countenance back to his plate as though seeking for inspiration for the next attempt. — “The Way We Live Now” by Anthony Trollope
  • He jerked forward the flask and Rigg went to a fine old oaken bureau with his keys. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • Then giving up the empty cup into his young friend's hand, extended with a smile, he continued to expatiate upon the patriotic nature of the San Tome mine for the simple pleasure of talking fluently, it seemed, while his reclining body jerked backwards and forwards in a rocking-chair of the sort exported from the United States. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad

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