Against the Grain


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Against the Grain

The practice of folding paper or feeding it into a printer in a direction other than the one in which the fibers of the paper run. Going against the grain leads to bulkier material and as such is rarely recommended, especially in marketing.
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But Rex Phillips, Wales organiser for teachers' union NASUWT, said: "The idea of pupils starting school later would seem to go against the grain of raising levels of literacy, numeracy and tackling the adverse impact of poverty on attainment.
of North Carolina-Chapel Hill) collects and updates her "Copyright Question and Answers" columns from the library journal Against the Grain.
Against The Grain (drawn 7), powered home by two and threequarter lengths from Harrison George (1).
Recently the jury have made some insightful decisions, going against the grain of architectural hero worship to reward the more thoughtful.
We're served up some dross week in, week out on perfect pitches so this is against the grain and great to watch.
Pryce had the bottle to cut against the grain by pointing out that, given the players and money at his disposal, we shouldn't expect anything less from the former Great Britain coach.
Sterling has gone against the grain in recent years and opened up his wallet.
But as intellectually sensible as that argument is, it goes against the grain of elite Republican thought, which would rather deal with social conservatives through symbolism, and would drop such voters entirely if it could.
Not surprisingly, one of Hardy's milestone projects was a risky theatre venture that went against the grain of what everyone was doing at the time.
Around 150 individual engravings, exploring a wide variety of subjects and styles, go on show in Against the Grain, at the Durham Light Infantry Museum and Art Gallery, in Durham City from September 9.
Maybe it's asking too much, but I am sure we will get a good run for our money with Against The Grain, one of a trio of three-year-olds in the line-up.
AGAINST THE GRAIN can make a successful first step into handicap company at Redcar tomorrow.