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Mercado-Fortine was welcomed to her new position with a traditional song from Zonta's past presidents, chiding and lauding her for everything from her short stature to her brush with year-round education, her ability to speak Spanish and her ``glorious smile.
Rachel Reynolds, one of ``Barker's Beauties'' on ``The Price Is Right'' posing provocatively in the latest issue of FHM, insists she's going to keep her maiden name to avoid unnecessary chiding.
Bustamante, in chiding Schwarzenegger, was taking on his closest rival.
Of course, baseball being baseball, it didn't take long before the put- downs and chiding started echoing off the dugout walls.
He said he was especially troubled by the judge's chiding of the county attorney's arguments that day laborers were not prohibited from soliciting employment in the parking lots of home improvement centers.
She is good-natured about the chiding, particularly about her involvement in the Girl Scouts.
She was the subject of good-natured chiding by opposing coaches and referees about her dual status at the Bell-Jeff tournament last week when Oganyan coached with both teams on the same day.
Although the men spent the day chiding each other's school, Braden did have one nice thing to say about his office decor.
The audience is treated to a complete lesson in the art of making mozzarella cheese while Greco's dad is constantly chiding the boy to stop wincing every time he sticks his hand in the near boiling hot water used to temper the cheese to the right consistency.
The chairwoman, Assembly member Carole Migden, D-San Francisco, earned her nickname of ``The General,'' barking at her staff, chiding those giving testimony and simply cutting them off midsentence when she'd heard enough.
She prowls the aisles like a Marine boot camp instructor, sniffing out sinners and gently chiding their errant souls.
Sister act: She prowls the aisles like a Marine boot camp instructor, sniffing out sinners and gently chiding their errant souls.