Recalcitrant

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  • Recalcitrant and hopeless as we were, she never gave up on us.

    Jeanne's Song, 2010

  • Just as he was tempted to give up in despair of ever realising his dream Recalcitrant was approached by Desultory Weaselcheese, head of the famous Marketing Consultants Weaselcheese, Nosedrops and Fetidbreath.

    I Can't Believe It's Not Cat Vomit

  • Struck by the resemblance of some of these items to his own fake cat vomit, Recalcitrant came up with the idea that would revolutionise the sandwich-filler industry and drag it into the 21st Century.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Just as he was tempted to give up in despair of ever realising his dream Recalcitrant was approached by Desultory Weaselcheese, head of the famous Marketing Consultants Weaselcheese, Nosedrops and Fetidbreath.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Weaselcheese convinced Recalcitrant that in the world of convenience foods, and such items as sandwich fillers in particular, smell and taste are of little or no real consequence.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Recalcitrant was initially concerned, though, that the fact that his fake cat vomit not only looked like real cat vomit, it also smelt and tasted yes, in the interests of veracity, he did - indeed - check like it too.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Hugo Chavez on Obama and the 'Recalcitrant Right' digg

    Greg Grandin: Hugo Chavez on Obama and the 'Recalcitrant Right'

  • However, one day, Recalcitrant happened to notice, while doing his weekly food shop at his local supermarket, such products as peanut butter, sandwich spread, chocolate spread, crab paste and other such products intended for use as sandwich fillers.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Recalcitrant parents will have a chance to opt-out of the fingerprinting system, but the Aspen School District's rationale for the new scanners is specious at best.

    Michael Conniff: CON GAMES: Little Brother Better Watch Out

  • "All you need," Weaselcheese said to Recalcitrant "is an attractive jar and a cheap but memorable ad - ideally featuring some vaguely familiar celebrity who would willingly sells tins of their granny, served in Hannibal Lector's favourite sauce if it meant getting their face or voice back on the telly, even for just thirty seconds or so, and a sizeable fee."

    Archive 2009-05-01

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