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Many went out in a red weather warning to ensure they got to work and delivered essential food stuffs to communities and here we have their bosses insulting them with a derisory offer that barely buys them a pie and chips.
to be A classic example where the impact on the officer assaulted appears to have played second fiddle to a derisory non-custodial sentence for the attacker.
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Sergei Generalov, controlling FESCO, however, denied any interest in selling the NCC stake and described the price mentioned as derisory, the paper reported.
Drop this nonsense On a week where we celebrate the genius of Aidan O'Brien, it is irritating to find the derisory team tactics farce raising its ugly head again in Australia.
Sigley left Moseley for Sale in February but the Premiership club made him a derisory offer of a new contract for next season.
Sir Brian said: "This unsolicited and derisory offer is an effort to get S&N's unique portfolio of businesses on the cheap.
Kowalski's approach is neither passionate "advocacy" nor derisory "skepticism"--but rather straightforward information and intelligent commentary.
Where are Pugin and Ruskin when you need them, to describe the hideous back elevations of this revolting building, the pretentious rubbish of a grand staircase going nowhere, the creeping tawdry gift shop, the cheap suspended ceilings, the vile laser-cut ironwork, the derisory incomprehensible 'jokes' of the fading pilasters, and the silly plans with their mutilated 'classical' doorcases, which were no doubt amusing for anyone in America who had never seen at first hand a third-rate building by Sir Herbert Baker.
Even when caught red-handed, a difficult feat since only two Scotland Yard detectives were detailed to pursue them and the cost of trying them went into thousands of pounds, they often earned derisory penalties: with some notorious exceptions made an example of, small fines, months rather than years in prison, or a judicial rebuke, since judges often thought that for a "gentleman" disgrace was punishment enough.
One could say that Koether's pictorial saturation is not self-referential, rather, it wolfs itself down voraciously: it's a round-trip in a dreamed reality, disarrayed and generous, as well as derisory, fake, uncertain, in which are entangled ideas and meaning, Madonna's breasts and Jackson Pollock's painting, the agitation of brushstrokes and the confusion of emotions, as well as the idiotic naivete of liquor ads mixed with a vigorous monochromatic utopia in which one is unsure whether or not to believe.
But a bigger social threat is the continuing north-south divide as exemplified by a conversation overheard by a Geordie colleague on a commuter train near London last night : "I saw it in Newcastle" - general derisory laughter followed by, "So, you saw it up north, then?
Manager Alan Pardew revealed: "There were a couple of derisory offers, way short of his valuation and therefore we've not really entertained any serious thought of him leaving.
It is shameful that Babcock are trying to hide behind the MoD and say their hands are tied by the contractual arrangements, forcing a pay deal which is not only derisory but patently unfair in comparison with the consolidated above-inflation deals settled at Devonport and Rosyth.
SO our "wonderful" council has given in to the developers who offered a derisory amount to be allowed to build on the green fields of Lindley Moor.