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PRINCETON, NJ -- Gallup Poll Daily tracking on consumer attitudes finds no signs of change in the dour consumer outlook on the national economy, with 87% of Americans saying the economy is getting worse, and only 17% rating the economy as "excellent" or "good.
Tiger Tim has already bequeathed Centre Court to an equally dour and uncharismatic Scot - or that's what we supposed.
WHEN EVEN AN EDITOR LIKE JOE WOODARD, TELLS ME I am being too dour, it is possible I should lighten up.
Two gravediggers Denny and Gordon Lowe, a dour pair, uncover the grisly remains when digging a fresh grave.
Similarly, Belgian artist Michael Borremans's determinedly dour drawings show how much artists may achieve without finding, or offering, fulfillment or resolution.
His not-so-veiled implication is that this gay marriage business is the stuff of dour and heavyset gay people who aren't hot enough to be as free as every dance-floor tilt instructs us to be.
Kinnear is desperate for Birmingham striker John to choose Forest over Coventry - and it was easy to see why after this dour draw.
While his dour vision may provide a call to action for similarly hoary policymakers in Congress, what it most clearly indicates is that Huntington and his ilk are mostly know-nothings about reality on the streets of the United States.
It was pretty dour and miserable, poking around really," he admitted.
The most popular persona so far seems to be Killjoy Kerry, as depicted in jokes about his long face and dour demeanor.
Or, if you're on the run between meetings, you can always slop at the restaurant's side dour, where its cafe and bakery sells snacks and to-die-for pastries.
All over Europe, the fringes of suburbia are blighted by the dreary apparatus of industry--undecorated sheds and dour offices in glum lots girdled by sterile acres of parking.