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But Ferguson has no intention of adding fuel to the fire.
Katrina, too, on her part, keeps adding fuel to the fire.
As the United Nations weathers a media beating over its falsified exaggeration of Himalayan glacier melt (see our February 15 issue, page 7), new reports are adding fuel to the fire pointing out other blatant errors espoused by the international body.
The internal Palestinian divide is adding fuel to the fire.
Adding fuel to the fire is an interesting statement in a Wall Street Journal article about how advance balloting in states that allow absentee voting well in advance of an election could affect the impact of Iowa's first caucus and New Hampshire's first primary.
Coupled with the inverted yield curve of the past few weeks, uncertainty in energy pricing, overseas investors adding fuel to the fire due to the interest-rate play and (in most markets) a very conservative pace of new construction, this all equates to produce a highly volatile mixture.
So to all parents raging at me for adding fuel to the fire in this debate, please accept my sincere apology.
I hate them'', but while Casey was rightly angry about that he should have seen the damage of adding fuel to the fire by saying that Americans can be ``bloody annoying'' and criticising the appointment of Tom Lehman as their cup captain for Ireland next year.
The agreement fell into disrepute during the postwar period, making the Democrats look like appeasers of Stalin, adding fuel to the fire of McCarthyism, and compelling Truman to take a hard line on Korea.
Adding fuel to the fire on Monday night are Brit-rockers Ikara Colt and Icelandic noiseniks Minus.
And adding fuel to the fire was the February ruling by the Massachusetts supreme judicial court that determined gays and lesbians are entitled to full marriage, not just civil unions.
And shop owners who sell drink to teens are adding fuel to the fire.