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Whitaker complained in December that the entire bill had been rushed and responded tetchily to J.
Asked whether it vindicated his decision to reinstate John Terry as captain Capello reacted tetchily, saying: "Why is it a vindication for me?
M had been his brusque self, tetchily fiddling with his pipe, glancing for solace at the naval battle scene above his desk, pausing only briefly to post yet another acerbic comment on the Judi Dench fan website.
The Serbian's anger was evident as he tetchily paced around centre court, but as he started to find his range from the baseline his temper settled and so too the match fell his way.
This reviewer's favourites are from Lincolnshire: Wasps' Nest and Sot's Hole, plus the signpost pointing to Mavis Enderby and Old Bolingbroke, to which some wag added: '- a Son', or driving (tetchily) along the A2 from Bicker to Wrangle.
At this point our rambling dialogue was cut short by a rumbling epilogue - our stomachs tetchily groaned to be filled.
"I can't stand windows, those you can look out of, even less," she added tetchily. And walked haughtily off, nose pointing skywards, to the blue rocking horse in the middle of the concrete yard.
She may have even been instrumental in bringing them back on stage after hubby tetchily marched the band off just on the hour mark.
Tetchily, he queried: "Do the benefits of seeing his [Williams's] lesser works outweigh the risk to his reputation?"
And the reason Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was able to dismiss them tetchily as a cup side is that they have developed the habit of beating superior opponents in knockout competitions.
These perceptions had created mutual wariness, and I had seen it in the village: the Tau't Batu acting tetchily and evasively, and the tricycle drivers refusing to give them rides or asking for extraordinary high prices.
McQuitty maintained that the printing 'took over 12 months to complete', and concluded tetchily, 'It was not an easy book to produce, and I can assure you that I was glad to see the end'.
Other subjects include alcoholic and crack-addicted ex-fashion model Linda, a homeless actor who proudly shows the camera his SAG card, and a mentally ill man who explains tetchily that he gave Steven Spielberg the idea for "E.T."