killjoy


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I would want people to understand we are not being killjoys and we are not out and out opposed.
Don't get me wrong, I'm not being a killjoy, but I can't understand people intent on turning night into day with endless decorations and lights.
CERTAIN media types portrayed David Moyes as something of a killjoy for keeping Wayne Rooney away from the `limelight'.
Becoming a rock makes you a killjoy from the dog's point of view.
Unfortunate indeed the AA speaker whose lecture, one gathers, exhibited a killjoy and complacent anti-Americanism; for Rowe then delivered, by previous invitation, the elaborately contemptuous vote of thanks reprinted here.
Killjoy customs officials have put the block on a charity booze cruise.
Apparently sunshine is simpler than gloom, since for the latter outlook Roget's Thesaurus can propose a whole string of options, including "pessimist," "malist," "killjoy," "calamity howler," "worrywart," "prophet of doom," "Cassandra," "Eeyore," and "one who is always building dungeons in the air." Just such "dungeons" of the imagination, surprisingly, seem to have housed Giuseppe Mazzotta during his provocative dialogue with Boccaccio's masterpiece.
Then a cut to the next scene: hours later, everybody drunk and delving into the Madonna mystery, weighty issues of control, gender, domination, how to avoid passing out ("Hey," one person says, "I thought we were talking about music"), until finally it is resolved that, yes, Madonna is the owner and producer of her own self, product, image, body, signifier, and then a killjoy asks, "What about the audience?" Answer: "Well, what about it?"
KILLJOY Englaish council chiefs who warned parents they would be fined EUR150 if kids used jumpers as goalposts in the street have changed their mind.
Cllr Bob Norton, Redcar and Cleveland Council's cabinet member for economic growth insists he isn't a "killjoy" but says the problem needs addressing.
A spokeswoman for Debenhams in Southport said of Dr Pugh last night: ``He is a bit of a killjoy for signing something like that.
KILLJOY council chiefs who warned parents they would be fined pounds 100 if children used jumpers as goalposts in the street have changed their mind.
Happily carrying its heavy load through the supply chain before it can be reinvigorated and start the processlast person killjoy but a can be a of bank awaiting again - only to find that its life's work is tragically cut short - for all of the forestry, manufacturing and repairing effort to go up in flames.
I'm not a killjoy by any means, but my dogs and animals in surrounding fields will be eternally grateful.
Because the FL controls the fixtures list, that killjoy approach also applies to Premier League and FA Cup games.