wet blanket


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The footage shows one of the men grabbing the horn shark by its tail before wrapping it in a wet blanket and then placing it in a bucket in the child's buggy,reports Sky News.
Bledsoe's granddaughter, Amanda Woodley, said on Facebook the elderly woman desperately put a wet blanket over the children as their home burned.
Even wet blanket Dr Alex found a "real connection", again.
"I don't mean to be a wet blanket,' she told Wilson recently, "but this could be your kid."
is throwing a wet blanket on our will to improve inter-Korean relations and pursue independent reunification," said Uriminzokkiri, the regime's state-controlled website.
A North Korean Foreign Ministry Spokesman on Saturday described the new US sanctions as "a manifestation of heinous intention to throw a wet blanket over the inter-Korean exchange and cooperation and to aggravate the situation," according to the country's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
Meanwhile, Hal is "a wet blanket", says Game Of Thrones star Fry.
Writing about risk management naturally leads to an issue you probably know well: It is easy to come off as the wet blanket, always thinking--and talking--about the risks in everything.
But if you fail to show interest in your boss' new discovery, you'll be forever branded as a wet blanket - and marketing has no place for wet blankets.
Amid this joy and new life comes the wet blanket, the crab mentality that pulls down not just Zacchaeus, but more so Christ: 'He has gone to stay at the house of a sinner.'
Huge events, like the launch of Amazon's Fire Phone, set the world ablaze, before being put out with a wet blanket several hours later.
If it was just the sheer laziness of this verbal wet blanket, I'd say dayenu.
Whether it's the slightest sprinkling of precip or a cats-and-dogs downpour, there's no reason a girl needs to go all wet blanket in the wet weather.
MURREE -- As people from across the country, particularly twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, and from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa thronged Murree on Saturday to enjoy cold weather after Thursday's snowfall, lack of rest-rooms proved to be wet blanket for them.