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quick to take offense

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INGREDIENTS 1 small thin-skinned orange 275g (10oz) self-raising flour 3 level tsp baking powder 275g (10oz) caster sugar 225g (8oz) butter, softened 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp mixed spice Orange filling: 50g (2oz) butter, softened 175g (6oz) icing sugar, sifted, plus a little extra for dusting 2 level tbsp orange pulp, reserved from the cake METHOD 1.
Thin-skinned cucumber is a must here for its tender texture and bright color.
I do remember John Major though and his veneer of public charm which often contrasted sharply with a thin-skinned brittleness.
3 radio how he felt about Lord Sugar's onslaught, a laughing DPM said: "He's slightly thin-skinned.
With a 150-grain Nosler Partition or the 154-grain Norma Oryx at around 2,900 fps, there is little thin-skinned game anywhere that this rifle can't handle.
The free hike is off-trail, difficult and, as the trip organizer says, "not for the thin-skinned.
To me, this is further evidence that Republicans are thin-skinned while Democrats are impenetrable.
If I were feeling, rather than thinking, I might be thin-skinned about using Ms.
That they may be bitter or sweet, thin-skinned, reluctant to peel, the affability of turnips.
If you mix the two together, things get blurry" Actor Jim Broadbent, who once rejected the offer of an OBE, condemns honours for actors "Mr Cameron was obviously simply trying to be mildly amusing but God help anybody who tries to be that these days, given how thin-skinned we are"Actor Christopher Biggins, below, wondering why the Prime Minister felt he had to apologise for comparing Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls to someone suffering from Tourette'syndrome "Is there any real difference between the House of Commons and Strictly Come Dancing?
27 (ANI): New York Times reporters are of the unanimous opinion that whistle blowing website WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may look and appear smart, but is actually "arrogant, thin-skinned, conspiratorial and oddly credulous.
Some colleagues may simply shrug and feel that we are being thin-skinned or humorless by discouraging the use of this term--both by those outside and inside our profession.
When crustal plates collide on land, the type of deformation of the lithosphere is generally divided into thin-skinned and thick-skinned, but within these broad categories, a wide range of phenomena can be observed.
During this procedure, the ULCs are weakened and destabilized, which puts thin-skinned patients at particular risk for postoperative complications.
The fact is,'' Rich says with bemusement, ``people in show business are as thin-skinned as anyone in politics.