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Prior to the debate, after speaking to veterans near the Drake campus, Perry said voters give him a pass on his past flubs.
Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas" (1965) 4) "A Christmas Story" (1983) 5) "The Santa Clause" (1994) 6) "It's A Wonderful Life" (1946) 7) "Jingle All the Way" (1996) 8) "Prancer" (1989) 9) "Jack Frost" (1998) 10) "Scrooged" (1988) Top 10 Film Flubs in the Top 10 Holiday Films at Blockbuster
Oldham's voice is as captivating as a snake handler, spooky and inexplicable as life itself, displaying riches usually considered embarrassing: flubs, tentative approaches, and mossy exhalations of breath - elements of Palace music because elemental to the everyday.
There are also some minor flubs, but to emphasize, these miscues "would be contemptible," to paraphrase Du Bois.
Find the flubs in the following passages from the Journal:"
Moving beyond business headlines, such as Martha Stewart's troubles, SEC chairman Harvey Pitt's resignation and Rosie O'Donnell's magazine woes, the special report also highlights lesser-known but equally remarkable business flubs from a variety of sources.
If a Grandiva soloist flubs a turn, he can make it a dramatic moment in which he ends on his stomach, tutu in the air, pounding his fists into the stage.
One unexpected flaw occurs when Jacques flubs the name Fenner, pronouncing it Penner.
Why is it that when the ``DWP flubs chances to save money,'' the public has to pay for it?
Moreover, the thoughts and feelings of two clients proved relatively easy to read, whereas the third evoked numerous empathic flubs from all observers.
Sullivan's flubs on the show fueled comedians of his day.