I was trying to straighten that picture on the wall.
While you guys straighten the business end, I'll just leave this junk here.
The outermost layer of the cell-wall of the ripe spore splits along spiral lines, giving rise to the elaters; these two long strips of wall, attached by their middle points to the spore, tend to straighten out in dry, and close round the spore in damp air.
"Did you what?" he asked, running fingers through his hair to straighten it.
Simon sighed and stooped to straighten the leash a young borzoi had entangled; the count too sighed and, noticing the snuffbox in his hand, opened it and took a pinch.