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heavy and starchy and hard to digest

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(used pejoratively) out of fashion

excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull

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Tucking into a dinner of sausage, mashed potato, Yorkshire pudding and baked beans, followed by a fresh fruit salad, Coun Harrison said: "I remember school dinners as being very stodgy and they always seemed quite cold.
Cries of 'all you fancy at this time of year is stodgy, fatty food' or 'it's too cold to exercise' and 'when I get home from work I just want to curl up and forget about the world', echo round the walls of my surgery on a daily basis.
Fear not, it's reprinted here today, and in actual fact, sits a little better with the theme which is that of stodgy puddings.
That may keep Steve Jobs in black turtlenecks, but it ticks off dedicated Mac users, many of whom have no doubt noticed that Netflix movies play perfectly fine on a stodgy PC.
Rather than piercing insight, it give a stodgy re-telling of events with little analysis.
The 95-year-old bank previously had a reputation as safe, stodgy, boring and definitely not "funny.
Colorful and sassy, the Dutchmen T@B trailer is a mod makeover of the stodgy recreational vehicle.
The magazine, an integral part of the stodgy mainstream media, is honoring those who are using the Internet to bypass and sometimes show up the old Timers by uploading, downloading, viral-videoing and blah-blah blogging news and information.
Beth Lisick moved with her parents from the stodgy Midwest to Northern California in 1967, settling in Sunnyvale.
Even the book's political theme, of sexually liberated rebels building a temporary free zone away from the stodgy world, goes undeveloped, as do its occasional flirtations with class issues.
So Meier's museum had the tricky tasks of fitting onto a long thin site, working round the altar which could not be moved, forming the fourth side of the stodgy square, providing a suitable setting for the altar's majesty and, as far as possible, exposing it to external view.
Today, we cringe at many of the primitive early ventures in the form, like Broadway Melody of 1929, with their stationary cameras and stodgy attempts to emulate live theater.
Livermore scientists, for their part, saw their counterparts at Los Alamos as stodgy and risk-averse.
So much more than a stodgy historical study, Professor Hull offers the reader a truly gripping and comprehensive account of the intelligence war in Ireland and showcases the story of a brilliant, creative, and ultimately successful Irish Military Intelligence in waging a counter-espionage campaign that would overwhelm the German intelligence operations.
Each school generation has playground squabbles, bike shed affairs, stodgy food, cheeky pupils and tyrannical teachers.