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  • n. Common misspelling of embarrassing.


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  • Shortly after Mark Hurd became HP's CEO in 2005, the StorageWorks division was in a mess, with a history of what we called embarassing financial misses at the time.

    The Register

  • Slightly more embarassing is that off maple season, you would find me smothering my (Aunt Jemima-mix) pancakes and (home-made) waffles with not table syrup but golden corn syrup.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Interestingly, the American Rifleman showed no interest in embarassing "Slippery Bill" with this either.

    Duck, It's Hillary!

  • How embarassing is it that you have family and friends coming in for the wedding and they pick up the local paper only to see your name splashed across the front page in relation to this?

    Michael in Nashville

  • The Argentines were sent packing just a day after defending champion France also exited the tournament in embarassing fashion, failing to score in three matches.

    World Cup Soccer - Sweden vs. Argentina

  • What’s really embarassing is your inability to type as compared to your age. superawsomemetalman

    Between the Lions: “Cliff Hanger and the Sheep on a Ship” « General Literacy « Videos « Literacy News

  • The hover-crafts of the future are just plain embarassing.

    SF Tidbits for 4/24/07

  • The Ministry described as embarassing and unfounded reports linking the postponement of the signing ceremony to the Haiti issue.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • You know, I think the idea of embarassing her pleases me more than the idea of watching her grow and blossom and all that sappy shit does.

    dragonwench Diary Entry

  • But Senator McCain has made such a big deal about them that it's kind of embarassing that his running mate is so successful at getting earmarks for her state.

    The Palin Meltdown in Slo-Mo


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