kleptomaniacal love


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  • adj. Having a compulsion to steal, as a kleptomaniac does.


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  • Last September, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon -- a second-tier South Korean bureaucrat kicked upstairs to succeed the kleptomaniacal Kofi Annan -- proclaimed that absent an immediate ten-trillion dollar [yes, $10-trillion] "contribution" by guess-who Planet Earth would transform into "a baking desert" by New Year's 2010.

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...

  • Donors are understandably cool to the idea of giving money to the government in light of its kleptomaniacal tendencies, but there are ways to avoid the central bank.

    Peter Navario: Zimbabwe's Second Wave?

  • Bennie Salazar first makes a one-sentence appearance as the music-producer boss of Sasha, the kleptomaniacal protagonist of the first chapter.

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  • On competition among states for firms and migrants: The main point is that if the politics of one state become sufficiently kleptomaniacal, productive people and firms can relocate to escape the plundering.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » European Libertarians and Federalism

  • Mebbe teh pplz dat tayked teh gnu lol tayked owr kleptomaniacal frend azwell?

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  • He lists some of the most famous literary plagiarists and kleptomaniacal popular writers along with their threat rating (as in the picture I plagi - ... er ... borrowed above).

    Severe Warning - Plagiarists Around!

  • Perhaps most troubled of all is the kleptomaniacal foster son Chris (the name an appreciated alliteration break), who is banished after he robs the Mosher home of some computers.

    Culture Guide

  • (Growing conspiracy theory: his good defenses have only been good because canny assistants have realized this, and thus reversed every call into the field he has ever made.) we hope Charlie Strong is successful, but he has chosen a prime spot by succeeding Steve Kragthorpe, which is a bit like dating a woman after she's come off a relationship with a poorly hung kleptomaniacal alcoholic with short-term memory problems and an ankle monitor.

    Every Day Should Be Saturday

  • I haven't sprinted that hard since John Stevens and I were in our kleptomaniacal phase two decades ago (mostly him, of course).

    Rush The Court

  • What might you have in common with a schizophrenic, kleptomaniacal Korean American sex addict?

    Hyphen Blog


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