"LaSalle is still loaded with bars where our reporters go to blow off steam
," said Tom Collins of the News Tribune.
One is to blow off steam
, get rid of that extra energy; the other is to get entangled but not with the same person you pick for fun!
A little nasty humor can be a good way to blow off steam
. But it's alarming that doctors, of all people, are put through a process so dehumanizing that they can no longer tell the difference between what's funny and what's sick.
Thompson, Peter Burke, and Natalie Zemon Davis, though, Nissenbaum argues that such ritual inversions ultimately served to reaffirm the existing social order by making the hierarchy explicit and by functioning as a kind of "safety valve" which allowed frustrated peasants to periodically "blow off steam
." Much of the evidence here is drawn from Europe, though a few delightful episodes involving homegrown Bostonian "charivari" persuade the reader that this is very much an American story.
I am inclined to blow off steam
, especially to my staff.
He is allowed to blow off steam
when silly quotes from his 74-year-old grandmother about Don Nelson are somehow presented as new.
Abrahams suggests that many cherished expressions of African-American folk and Popular culture were mechanisms for keeping slaves in their place and encouraging them to blow off steam
in harmless ways.
To blow off steam
while meeting important goals, BNSF encourages employees to play in a company game room complete with a ping pong table, pool table and an XBOX.
Some dozen police officers were dispatched to find Tarek, who fled into the woods reportedly to "blow off steam
." The two announced their breakup last December and in January, Tarek filed for divorce.
Model Cara Delevingne, 24, and actress Margot Robbie, 26, helped Amber, 30, blow off steam
But despite the grave and often uncomfortable nature of the story, Teplitzky said that the mood on set was playful, and that the tight-knit cast of Firth, Irvine, Stellan Skarsgard and Nicole Kidman kept it light and fun to blow off steam
First of all, we needed to be close and secondly, as an ensemble in a kind of theatrical way, we needed to blow off steam
because it was a really intense shoot.
"Even if the event is just co-workers -- no bosses -- a holiday party is not the place to blow off steam
about your problems with the organization or the people that work there,” says Hansen.
Disappointed students say it was a way to blow off steam
at the end of the semester and that a drunken few ruined it for the majority.