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  • But presently the passengers began to tire of his witticisms, and one after another "poohed" and "pshawed" at him as he approached.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 50, December, 1861

  • Foot pooh-poohed what she called the "rigoristic, prissy, moralistic tone" so frequent in moral philosophy, and the way it had lost touch with real life.

    Philippa Foot obituary

  • Not long before the Internet search giant's 2004 IPO the technorati likewise pooh-poohed Google's potential.

    Monopoly Money In Silicon Valley

  • At the time, Clinton pooh-poohed the idea publicly and, privately, her strategists argued that as the clear frontrunner she had no option but to play everywhere -- under the thinking that walking away from even one state would give her opponents an opening.

    Skipping Iowa

  • You poo-poohed my ‘credibility’ comments while totally missing the point.

    Leaders TV Debate – Law & Order Summary SHOCK! « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • When host George Stephanopoulos corrected the Minnesota lawmaker, Bachmann pooh poohed him Facts Schmacts!

    HUFFPOST HILL - Joe Lieberman Pushes Grandma Off A Cliff

  • The authorities I spoke with pooh-poohed as urban myth the idea that an electronic assault was behind the power failures that rippled from the Midwest to the East Coast in August of 2003.

    Cyber Warriors

  • But he pooh-poohed that idea, pointing out that he is the only current Minnesota player who appeared in the '03 and' 04 ALDS.

    Not Quite Mission Impossible

  • Add to that the fact that NEWSWEEK magazine recently came out with a “reading” issue and my son, the new journalism student, read the list and pooh-poohed me for not being more interested in non-fiction.

    Review Round-Up « Tales from the Reading Room

  • I know that my ideas will be poohed by people who stop by my journal from the major Who sites ... and I wonder how they even know who I am.

    The Essence of the Humperdinck!

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