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  • But I had small children at home, you gotta take a lot of really hard exams, yada yada yada ... you know how flightly these boomers are.

    Richard (RJ) Eskow: Too Old to Rock 'n' Roll, Too Young to Die Ruin Social Security

  • She's tried her hand at more legitimate forms of employment, but all she's suited for, as far as she's been able to tell, is waiting tables, and she apparently wasn't good at it, not having anything like a work ethic and being rather flightly and possibly also affected with ADD.

    Finding Amanda, losing Matthew Broderick

  • If this was a chick-flick movie about a family reunion, Summer would be the brittle flightly sister who gets a talking-to from Holly Hunter at some point.

    Tuesday, July 28 – The Bleat.

  • Seriously, walking a stupid, flightly bird fall to it'ss death while it claims victory isn't that funny enough?

    Yes, they really ARE as retarded as you suspected.

  • I heard last year there was amerchant's son wed a flightly lad given to sport a darkhaired, wideeyed man who used to spend each summer wandering.

    The Gypsy came, riding.

  • First of all, most Democratic primary voters are just too fickle and flightly to set your heart too hard on what YOU think is the right choice.

    Waldo Jaquith - I endorse nobody.

  • As for astrology, I'm not interested in dating anybody flightly/"dumb" enough to actually believe in that.

    Defining undateable.

  • I was flightly, uncommitted, and a pretty horrible friend.

    evolver Diary Entry

  • I'm too febrile and flightly, too chameleon-mooded and critical.

    The Prairie Child

  • Mr. Dawkin's appearance did not say a vast deal in favour of the comforts which his patron's interest obtained for those whom he took under his protection; but, as he had a rather flightly and dissolute mode of conversing, and furthermore avowed that among his intimate friends he was better known by the sobriquet of 'The Artful Dodger,'

    Oliver Twist

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