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The campaign was launched earlier today by ordering the arrest of popular TV satirist Bassem Youssef, widely seen as a symbol of the nation's obsession with flippancy and light-heartedness.
the horses, because the impression I have got so far from the new-look Channel 4 team is that flash and flippancy has taken the place of warmth and naturalness.
And our charity must be a real and costly love, with deep feeling for the sins in spite of which we love the sinner--no mere tolerance or indulgence which parodies love as flippancy parodies merriment.
Such a state of affairs has further aggravated sense of flippancy and deprivation in Baloch people in last sixty five years" he commented despite the fact that the federal government had provided huge quantity of funds of Rs 172 billions in last four years and corrupt Chief Minister and his aides had consumed in the name of development schemes only in files and papers but nothing on the ground.
Such a state of affairs has further aggravated sense of flippancy and deprivation in Baloch people in last sixty five years" he commented despite the fact that the federal government had provided huge quantity of funds of Rs 172 billion in last four years and corrupt Chief Minister and his aides had consumed in the name of development schemes only in files and papers but nothing on the ground.
All Haddad's arguments are posited with the self-assurance, defiant assertiveness and occasional flippancy with which those know her work have grown accustomed.
Ashley's treatment of Kevin Keegan and Alan Shearer - two Geordie legends who demand respect - plus his appointment of Joe Kinnear and the much disliked Dennis Wise, orchestrating relegation through flippancy, and futile attempts to sell the club reduced it to a laughing stock elsewhere across Mother England and incurred fury amongst those of us who care back home.
As a by-product of its flippancy, Tower Heist produces a couple of unsightly side effects; flaws regarding a hidden safe (we're never told why it's there), and glaring inadequacies from the FBI (not hearing a car being smashed to pieces on the other side of the door, not calling ahead when they discover the penthouse they're on their way to is being burgled, and generally being dumb, overweight Officer Dibbles).
Hardy invests Peter with a remarkable blend of flippancy and profundity.
Any attempt at flippancy in referring to the habitual shedding of prime ministers in Japan should be resisted.
Do most people not laugh at, or regard with flippancy, the "prison shower" scenario, when the conversation turns to "male" and "jail"?
Though all attempts were made to steer the conference to serious topics, Khan warded off all of them with his trademark flippancy.