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fumble-fingered

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  • Each page needed to be numbered, usually at the top right hand corner, and it was a good idea to put your name or the title or both up there, too, in case some fumble-fingered assistant editor dropped a couple of manuscripts and had to try to reassemble them.

    Dinosaur Twitches

  • I was right — those fumble-fingered boys from the machine shop had been in such a hurry that they had forgotten to attach one of the propellers.

    I Was Sealed Alive in an Oil Tank « Official Harry Harrison News Blog

  • If you have fumble-fingered kids or are a gearhead, you'll be happy to know that the ShamWow did hold slightly more spilled milk and used motor oil than sponges and cloths.

    ShamWow fails to wow in Consumer Reports tests

  • It also provides how-to diagrams to help the fumble-fingered master shapes like the Cagney, the Presidential and the Puff.

    Tip Sheet

  • So while my previous statement still holds re dropping a Saturn V into one not wildly affecting the gravitational field it emits, such a fumble-fingered moment would make for a fair bit of radiation.

    story idea, rubber science

  • And take heart – as I said to my students – you cannot be more fumble-fingered than me.

    Tigers & Strawberries » Pastry for Butterfingers

  • Faithful readers may remember my admission that I am fumble-fingered when it comes to pastry, and that I had vowed within this year to become better able to make pies that not only tasted good, but looked like something other than a map of Australia, or worse, like something a cow stepped in.

    Tigers & Strawberries » Sweet Success

  • After all, he'd bought a device that could record all shows, not one that could record all shows save those that some paranoid Hollywood exec, overzealous broadcaster, or fumble-fingered technician gave him permission to record.

    Boing Boing: September 18, 2005 - September 24, 2005 Archives

  • For example, I've molded my life so I spend a lot of time crunching data and very little time with a wrench in my fumble-fingered hands.

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • Kindan worked as fast as he could but he was fumble-fingered in his excitement.

    Dragon's Kin

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