spoilsport


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The monsoon can play spoilsport if the right precautions are not taken.
And even the grouchiest spoilsport might reconsider that view now that a doctor has pronounced that playing in the snow is actually good for youngsters.
I am certainly not a spoilsport senior citizen, but it would be a much better society if we educated children to donate some pocket money to obtain a poppy for the November Remembrance period and had more parents and adults offering to purchase a wreath.
Children can't differentiate between toys and nutritional items," The Guardian quoted a spoilsport watchdog as saying--which would go some way to explaining oil those incidents of kids devouring their PlayStations that we hear so much about.
SPOILSPORT Dave Greig netted a late equaliser to put Banks' title party on hold.
Spoilsport officers confiscated the pensioner's car keys and drove him home, and are now considering whether to take his licence from him.
One doesn't want to appear to be a spoilsport but there is a limit to what people (and pets) should have to tolerate.
Sir, - As a seven-nights-a-week merchant I can hardly be accused of being a spoilsport on this issue, but enough is surely enough.
Once in a while, a spoilsport like Kweisi Mfume, Democrat of Maryland, or Bill Bradley, Democrat of New Jersey, gets on a show like this and suggests that economic facts, especially about discrimination, might alter the debate.
6 ( ANI ): The finals of the ICC World T20 between India and Sri Lanka is likely to be delayed as steady downpour is threatening to play spoilsport at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur.
This is not the first time the Irungattukottai Spoilsport
Keen to shrug off their spoilsport image and further dispel the myth that they make children wear protective goggles for the playground game, health and safety officers have also entered a team in the tournament.
WHAT kind of spoilsport is the Green Party's Clr Andrew Cooper in suggesting that councillors actually pay for their own Christmas booze-ups?
Ofcom is either a toothless tiger or a Draconian spoilsport depending on what has been you chaise to read this week.
Spoilsport officials in the city of Ulm ordered the villagers of Ballendorf to vote again - this time without the free booze and snacks - after learning the new mayor had scraped home in a town of 650 residents by just 17 votes.