Or maybe it was the fact that snidey
rip-offs of the pattern were being knocked out the country over for everything from baseball caps to garden gazebos by the time John Major came to power that ruined its reputation.
Also staying there with his mistress (Alicia Witt) is the store's snidey
self-absorbed tycoon owner (Timothy Hutton) who's trying to grease wheels with a senator and a congressman, all of whom are astonished when Depardieu snubs them in favour of this mysterious woman they mistake for some wheeler dealer.
And if you think it's a hack, standing on the sidelines with his metaphorical hands in his pockets making snidey
, clever-clever remarks about other people's efforts, then you are one of those seriously deluded about what it is those pockets actually contain.
I was wondering how they'd vote - do they take snidey
pictures of your bum all year round?
In Alli, he has a devilish accomplice, but while you can snigger at his snidey
stamp on David Luiz, it was the sort of sneaky trick of minor violence that will land him trouble in other circumstances.
TOMATO SAUCE (OR BROON FOR THAT MATTER) When the waiter asks if you would like any sauces or vinegar and they come back with a snidey
wee pot or dish of tomato sauce with a teaspoon, I feel like saying: "Here pal, just pass the bottle over.
But have pity on those snidey
hacks who haven't the guts to dare offend their own.
I'm a cynical, snidey
*** and they've already got one of those with Janet Street-Porter.
Taylor: "I worked there for a short time in the 80s, was nice back then.
Dawn said: "It's the little snidey
comments or things people think it is OK to say, a kind of gradual erosion that I find particularly dangerous.
uk Town centre tower blocks to be pulled down by 2015 - but Kirklees face paying each resident almost PS5,000 to move No doubt it will be passed on to the taxpayer via some snidey
rise in Council Tax.
He looked a bit miffed and made some snidey
comments like, 'I thought that's what you really wanted'.
Although always a cut above your average pizza place, the company has nonetheless suffered from all the snidey
snobbish putdowns associated with large chain restaurants.
As he prepares to join up with the international squad for next week's double header with Cyprus and Switzerland in the European Championship qualifiers, Flood said: "There were a few snidey
remarks from Frank Stapleton who is supposed to be an Irish lad and encourage players.
It's just that in every column there is a snidey
remark, even when we achieve something good.