stick-in-the-muds love



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  • n. Plural form of stick-in-the-mud.


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  • I find more fault with Knocked Up at showcasing women as stick-in-the-muds who need a slacker lover to get them to wake up and smell the roses.

    Does abortion belong in a love story?

  • These stick-in-the-muds would also point out that in libel law, it is the defendant ie Moore and the BBC to prove that they have case, and not the claimant, Bari.

    Easy money, expensive words

  • All those stick-in-the-muds who stay away from new music?

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Dylan Jones-Evans is hardly the first person on the blogosphere to bring up the idea of making St David's Day a national holiday, but this is a subject that needs to be brought up again and again until those stick-in-the-muds in Labour realise that it's a good idea.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • These days, audiophiles and technical stick-in-the-muds properly laud the aural beauty of the "tube" sound, but the glass casings and inner workings of vacuum tubes are rather fragile and they need a protective case, as well as some large batteries to power up.

    The Intimate Audio Gadget

  • Hey, I can have fun without alcohol, no matter what some stick-in-the-muds might think.

    bethany9 Diary Entry

  • "Stasists" - stick-in-the-muds who reflexively fear change and want control, complete control

    changing the channel - Anil Dash

  • To be fair, not all librarians agreed with these stick-in-the-muds.

    Hard Road

  • The reluctance of business to move to Canary Wharf wasn't just a matter of the Brits being stick-in-the-muds, for the final, and perhaps most devastating, problem with Canary Wharf was its lack of transport infrastructure.

    Unravelling the Myth

  • You never stop to consider that it is only by chance that you leave home and arrive at the office alive -- millions and millions of you -- poor old stick-in-the-muds!

    The Pagan Madonna


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