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  • Faith and me, even to this day—well okay, until last week—we rolled our eyes every time he called Nuisance in that tone that made it obvious he still thought it was hysterical.

    Losing Faith

  • I call Nuisance in a whisper and drop onto my bed.

    Losing Faith

  • Nuisance is the nice word for the hateful exchange that a relationship can survive, and by surviving can become resilient rather than merely wishful.

    "Nuisance Value"

  • Okay, by now I've made enough posts on this topic that you guys have found out why I'm called Nuisance Man!

    OpEdNews - Diary: Banned Word, Censorship Epilogue

  • The sound of that everlasting scolding was part of the place like the other fixtures; even strangers would very soon come to disregard it completely unless it be perhaps to mutter "Nuisance," or to get up suddenly and shut the door of the "parlour."

    Lord Jim

  • In the parish of Lowestoft, Suffolk, in the forties the parish clerk's name was Newson (would-be wits called him "Nuisance").

    The Parish Clerk

  • Thence to Westminster Hall, and there to the conference of the Houses about the word "Nuisance,"

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete 1667 N.S.

  • Lords do agree at last with the Commons about the word "Nuisance" in the

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete 1667 N.S.

  • "Nuisance" in the Irish Bill, and do desire a good correspondence between the two Houses; and that the King do intend to prorogue them the last of this month.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys, January 1666/67

  • 'Nuisance' storms draining salt supplies, keeping public works departments busy

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