fiasco

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He kicked off his shoes and began pacing his room with noiseless rapidity; not since the night of the Old Bohemian dinner to Reuben Rosenthall had Raffles exhibited such excitement in my presence; and I was not sorry at the moment to be reminded of the fiasco to which that banquet had been the prelude.
Well, after this fiasco I went into the bedroom and examined that also.
If I can offer some words of reassurance, Everton's current club secretary took over two months after those fiascos.
Witty and colorful, readers will enjoy watching these characters as they dig themselves deeper into a series of fiascos whose resolution you will never be able to guess
His intervention follows union claims that civil servants have been used as scapegoats for a series of fiascos.