On Friday night, the most unexceptional
person in uniform was starting pitcher John Lackey, who surrendered 10 hits and six runs in 5⅓ innings.
Writing in the Sun, Gordon Smart declared them "1Derful," but Bernadette McNulty in the Sunday Telegraph wrote: "Over two hours, with their unexceptional
voices and a stodgy section of ballads, what the lads were in dire need of was some kind of showmanship.
It is precisely the fact that Tingey was an unexceptional
officer--diligent, unambitious, able, neither a martinet nor a pushover--which makes the biography such an interesting read.
And what of this nonsense about "exceptional circumstances?
So how does an unexceptional
12 year old become the leader of a group of heroes called the Magnificent Twelve?
It's an unexceptional
river in many ways, but it was Laing's finest friend during a difficult period in her life.
2 innings for the team, posting solid but unexceptional
rate stats that were completely in line with those he put up in his rookie campaign.
But she was dealt a blow when her case was ruled unexceptional
- despite having a rare form of Hodgkin's lymphoma which does not respond to heavy chemotherapy.
The weather is nothing unexceptional
for May," said senior meteorological officer, Loizos Stefanou.
Dawood said volumes were unexceptional
, but positive sentiment was in the ascendant.
The Central Securities Depository will carry out depositary activities in full and will perform the following unexceptional
functions: keeping records and storing securities as nominee shareholder in registers; securities clearing; payments on transactions with securities; functioning as paying agent; keeping registers of owners of corporate securities; functioning as special depository for collective investment funds, retirement funds and other institutions; opening of correspondent bank accounts in other countries.
A comment by its chairman to the effect that "anyone who has broken the law so as to merit a punishment should be dealt with in court" might be regarded as an unexceptional
observation, but there is no doubt that enthusiasm for on-the-spot fines is allowing criminals to escape with ludicrously low levels of fines.
Poison Arrows adds to the growing body of knowledge on how unexceptional
poisoned weapons were in antiquarian societies.
We watch their cruelty grow to levels we might think absurd were it not that Kalfus, a quiet yet unflinching ironist, treats it as unexceptional
, the intrinsic destructiveness of a failing domestic world.
Ten thousand workers took up their deer rifles and hunting shotguns and marched against the mining establishment and its allies within a compliant state government, calling for better wages and other benefits that seem completely unexceptional