A PAIR of pint-sized spooks take on a megalomaniac with great evil in a kids' flick that's big on eye candy but which has a plot even youngsters will find wearingly
The report was for the most part a pompous and wearingly
repetitive rehearsal of what has long been known; but more destructively, it painted a picture of Darfur in which human suffering and destruction, as well as the crimes that produced them, are rhetorically diminished and factually understated (it is simply astonishing that a document of more than 125 pages has no references, no footnotes, no citations--even when treating controversial subjects such as human mortality in Darfur).
As for the verifiable facts, the despotic are of the emperor's reign is wearingly
familiar: from well-intentioned social reform (the standardisation of Chinese script) to barking lunacy: bestowing noble rank on a tree and dispatching a shipload of virgins to make contact with "the immortals".
Except in this case every wringed-out tear-jerking emotion seems not just false, but wearingly
Hosea Gear cantered between the posts off a pass from Williams in a move that would become wearingly
familiar to all inside Murrayfield.
Another is the somewhat wearingly
repetitive emphasis on "communities" and "young people", while the whole enterprise seems to threaten a severe case of logofatigue.
displaced persons; continues to abet violence throughout Darfur; and has established a clear record of attacking, or engineering attacks against, UNAMID peacekeepers; the Nuba Mountains may be next By Eric Reeves September 13, 2008 -- It has become a wearingly
familiar truism of "news" reporting and
predictable revelations hold no interest for me.
ENGLAND came second in a tri-nations contest for the men's 4,000m team pursuit title at the Commonwealth Games last night but the winner was wearingly
With its stream of streetwise Ali G dialogue, the tone is wearingly
jokey in between some graphic violence.
Apair of pint-sized spooks take on an evil megalomaniac in a kids' flick that's big on eye candy but which has a plot even youngsters will find wearingly