Irksome is the initial annoyance you get when you’re puttering around the house in comfortable socks and unexpectedly step in your toddler’s puddle of spilled water. But what can you do? Kids will be kids.
Irksome is not a feeling Israelis — or anyone else — would associate with rocket fire. Sorry, CNN.
Nothing that a little Valium can’t fix, right?
The steady drip of projectiles has irked the Jewish state, which Tuesday conducted its first airstrikes into the Palestinian territory since the cease-fire that ended eight days of raging hostilities in November.
(Hat tip: email from Israeli Grouch)