The people in Louisiana must know that ... The people in Louisiana must know that all across our country there's a lot of prayer â€” prayer for those whose lives have been turned upside down. And I'm one of them. It's good to come down here. George W. Bush Sept. 3, 2008, at an emergency operations center in Baton Rouge, La., after Hurricane Gustav hit the Gulf Coast.
acerb/acerbic: acerb/acerbic: 1. Sour or bitter tasting; acid. 2. Sharp or biting, as in character or expression: "At times, the playwright allows an acerbic tone to pierce through otherwise arid or flowery prose" (Alvin Klein). American Heritage Dictionary