As a result, they become cynical mutterers
who turn their talents elsewhere.
But that wouldn't have raised the same ruckus for Al Wefaq and its fellow mutterers
And yesterday's result against what was the league's second meanest defence will go far to silence the mutterers
in the East End who regard Allardyce's tactics as against all that is holy at Upton Park.
Fortunately, the mutterers
and hooters were in the minority, and many people waited patiently in various parts of the library, hoping they would get a glimpse of Warhol during the book signing.
But if there is more to it than that, the mutterers
should put up or shut up.