blockheaded


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Indeed, the strength of the arguments he presents merit a concerted effort to build upon them, with the important caveat that this be done in a language and manner that is accessible to even the most blockheaded among us.
But other writers have remained loyal to him, arguing that his reputation as a blockheaded military man indifferent to mass casualties is entirely unjustified.
45) The Contention is thus made emblematic of a text that uses its openness to misunderstanding as a strategy for evasion, a legacy employed by George Gascoigne to defend his Posies, when he evokes the 'contentions' to illustrate the vulnerability of texts to 'wrong-reading', 'construed' as they were '(by a blockheaded reader)' 'to be indeed a quarrel between two neighbors.
They're nostalgic, they're blockheaded, they refuse to get with the times.
Whatever happens, there's no sign of Ryan departing the cobbled streets of Weatherfield, despite having played blockheaded builder Jason for six years.
And for a man who uses acting to ``subsidize parenthood,'' the Topanga father of two is happy for the niche -- blockheaded or otherwise.
Morrison's concept therefore buys into every cliche of the mystical, exotic, feminized East and the thrusting, masculinist, blockheaded West.
Dobbs managed to locate his resistance within just 22 months, when the blockheaded business broadcaster crawled off the sinking, Nasdaq-battered spaceship back to CNN, joining such temporary online enthusiasts as APBnews' Sydney Schanberg, ForeignTV.
In fact, as Nobel himself recognizes, it was a creature of its principal players--the truculent developer, the calculating governor, the blockheaded bureaucrats, the preening architects--who mouthed platitudes about sanctity and art, but mostly had more earthbound goals: making money, winning elections, protecting turf, achieving fame.