Many suspected that this might be a dangerous moment for the coalition, since the obvious chumminess
of Whitby and Hemming was thought to have been a key factor in keeping the administration together in the early days.
a glaring example of how chumminess
in the boardroom can allow and even contribute to mismanagement.
scope for argument about what you might regard as the chumminess
in order to appeal to his target audience.
But that doesn't excuse the inappropriate informality and chumminess
that's so often adopted.
Where once sworn enemies would herald each other's destruction, there briefly emerged a certain chumminess
which was doing nothing for political debate.
He maintained a workaday chumminess
with Ralph Ellison, with whom he once shared lodgings.
It was somewhere between the formal liturgy common at the time in the Anglican Church and the freewheeling informal chumminess
with the deity of the other extreme.
Indeed, a good-natured chumminess
pervades monster trucking, from the fans to the drivers and their crews.
But Ian said the group didn't take kindly to such chumminess
Perhaps because one of the other things the Iraq inquiry has revealed is the chumminess
of the British establishment.
The Fed can say what it likes about how damaging it would have been to divulge the names of these counterparties, but what's really enraging is the gut feeling that these institutions that were made whole got that treatment because of the coziness and the chumminess
that existed (and still does) between banking regulators and the banks they supposedly regulate.
A cross-strait ECFA would come as a watershed in bilateral ties, already shifting from the mostly chilly, sometimes hostile, state under Ma's predecessors to an era of chumminess
Hill's secret to Fox's Sunday morning dominance can be summed up in one word: chumminess
When men are calling each other "brother," it means they see one another as one of their own, with respect and care, part of a club with chumminess
, back-slapping and insider knowledge.