Availability of the funds is dependent on how quickly your bank processes this transaction.From the time of approval, funds should be available within four (4) business days. It’s time to speak out—er, so to speak—against the overuse of “speaks out.” When somebody truly speaks out, they are raising their voice above an oppressive institution, or taking a risk by speaking in opposition to something. But when somebody makes a statement about something that directly or indirectly concerns them, or shares an opinion, or simply chimes in on the news of the day, they are just speaking. This is a problem, and not just for nit-picky readers like myself.
The pot, which was sent to the Tunbridge Wells & Hastings auction house in a box of mixed Chinese porcelain, was spotted by senior valuer Tom Blest as being something out of the ordinary.The Israel Antiquities Authority excavation continued Thursday morning after diggers were forced to cease activity the day before due to high tides.Additional pots and various other artifacts were expected to be uncovered during the day.Over the weekend, the usages of “speaks out,” it’s hard to tell.The headline when Kanye West objected to yet another award winner: “The Morning After the Grammys, Kanye West Speaks Out Against Beck.” The headline when Martin O’Malley, a presidential candidate who is neither Bush nor Clinton, stood in shocking objection to a potential Bush-Clinton election: “O’Malley Speaks Out Against Possible Dynastic Rematch for White House.” Meanwhile, the reports that Cersei Lannister’s body double “speaks out” about how great her filming experience was. That day, the paper’s lead story—about the global response to the tsunami that ravaged eastern Asia—was headlined “World Leaders Vow Aid as Toll Continues to Climb.” Beneath it was the subhed “Bush Speaks Out,” because George W. My argument: The Safire passed my words along to Allan Siegal, then the paper’s standards editor, who sent me this reply: "My first impulse was to scour the dictionary definitions and defend our headline.