Gress (Scottish Gaelic: Griais), a hamlet on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland, is adjacent to the larger village of Back. Gress is within the parish of Stornoway. Between 1919 and 1921, Gress - along with nearby Coll, Lewis and Tong - was the scene of several land raids.

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  • May 30th, 2006 at 6: 44 pm rushtalion says: wow, it’s so comforting to see that the opposite of “pro” gress is in full swing, and not working on issues like THE PRICE OF GASOLINE!!!!!!!!!!

  • (The "- gress" part recurs in egress and congress; it's from gradus, step.)

  • The sense is that it will bring the Con gress back to the middle a bit, about what needs to be done.

  • Nothing is going to get done in this "CON-gress", because if these Democrats don't have the fortitude to correctly handle this situation, then they won't have the fortitude to pass the legislation to create real change.

  • But only after Lehman was allowed to go bankrupt in mid - September, followed by the collapse of AIG and other financial institutions, did he at last demand the controversial $700 billion bailout fund from Con-gress and eventually proceed to supply capital to banks with part of it.

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