curmudgeon


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a crusty irascible cantankerous old person full of stubborn ideas

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Yet I'd be remiss if I failed to reveal that sometimes I backslide, a throwback to Pleistocene caveman curmudgeon, grunting and struggling.
In the colleges and universities of that better world, the gadfly would never be the lonely curmudgeon, he would be everybody.
NEBRASKA (15) ELDERLY curmudgeon Woody Grant (Bruce Dern) receives a bogus prize notification and embarks on a cross-country odyssey to collect the million dollars he believes is waiting for him in the titular state.
He doesn't even have to rake his own bunkers and I bet he's never been hounded out of a clubhouse by some curmudgeon for wearing the wrong type of boxers.
But a rather unpromising first meeting with elderly curmudgeon Mr Peterson marks the start of an unlikely friendship which is to have major repercussions.
Song for Marion" centers on an elderly curmudgeon caring for his ailing wife, who joins the community choir for her sake.
He's spent his life being ignored and now he's being the sort of curmudgeon Victor Meldrew could only aspire to.
The Grinch and I, My unnerving identification with the cuddly curmudgeon, by Jerome E.
The Converting Curmudgeon (http://convertingcurmudgeon.
After winning all their qualifying matches and showing strong form in their warm-ups, the biggest enemy for Netherlands could be over-confidence, although manager Bert van Marwijk is fast building a reputation as the tournament curmudgeon.
Everett Koop and British curmudgeon Malcolm Muggeridge, plus eight full-page photos (Lincoln, Dred Scott, Mother Teresa, and so forth.
I'm not aware that I'm playing a curmudgeon on the show.
That's according to Comics Curmudgeon blogger Josh Fruhlinger, who's based in Baltimore, and Daily Cartoonist blogger Alan Gardner.
A curmudgeon is defined as an ill-tempered person full of resentment and stubborn notions.
From his soapbox perch producing the daily "Cafferty Files" segments on Cable News Network's The Situation Room, the author has carved out a niche for himself as a populist curmudgeon willing to rhetorically challenge the corrupt and the powerful.