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  • Putting aside the obvious—that pooh-poohing your own personal hurricane experience seemed like the worst kind of entitlement, ignorant of the many people whose lives had been actually rocked—I don't get how anyone could complain that a hurricane was a "letdown."

    An Anticlimax We Should Appreciate

  • These articles read like propaganda straight from the PR department of a PCB manufacturer, defending the City's risky proposal and pooh-poohing the dangers of PCBs for children.

    Rep. Jerrold Nadler: The City of New York Must Remediate PCBs Now, Not in 10 Years

  • I also have a vivid memory of how two older Bible-believing women thought the song and very idea foolish, one of the women even pooh-poohing the idea by saying, "Why would anyone believe then?"

    Carol Hoenig: A Sorry Lot, Indeed

  • Indeed, during the summer of 2001, Wolfowitz enraged CIA officials, some of whom were frantic with worry, by pooh-poohing the flood of warnings pouring in by asking whether bin Laden was simply “trying to study U.S. reactions.”

    The Longest War

  • I also have a vivid memory of how two older Bible-believing women thought the song and very idea foolish, one of the women even pooh-poohing the idea by saying, "Why would anyone believe then?"

    Carol Hoenig: A Sorry Lot, Indeed

  • Indeed, during the summer of 2001, Wolfowitz enraged CIA officials, some of whom were frantic with worry, by pooh-poohing the flood of warnings pouring in by asking whether bin Laden was simply “trying to study U.S. reactions.”

    The Longest War

  • It might still be worth it, but with Verizon itself pooh-poohing the idea I have to be skeptical.

    AT&T’s LTE Plans Taking Shape In Slow Motion

  • The Krazy Krowd of Kooks at Free Dominion is pooh-poohing the Maclean's retraction of its earlier wild claims that staff of the Canadian Human Rights Commission hacked into a private citizen's Internet account.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Observers are already pooh-poohing the runoff election on the grounds that the first round, held in November, was riddled with fraud.

    Homecoming for Haitians

  • Cameron has responded by pooh-poohing Clegg's "muscular liberalism" and his claim to have curbed Tory excesses in government.

    The end of the Cameron and Clegg affair? | Alexander Chancellor

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