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They me currently enjoying a modicum of fame due to their appearance in the Tarantino film Kill Bill (in which they play "Woo Hoo.
He knows and admits that all the European colonizing nations advanced similar fictions to afford themselves a modicum of legitimacy for their theft until they could do as they pleased without even a pretense of law.
Some might say Les Ferdinand did his utmost to ensure that Leicester recovered a modicum of lost pride but it's a fair assumption that his love of NUFC would have inspired him to help keep one of our challengers at bay with his winner yesterday.
And I write with a modicum of detachment as a Welshman, albeit a thoroughly Anglicized one.
Though readers may feel a modicum of sympathy or compassion for the characters, the plight of John and Connie becomes somewhat redundant.
And still others combine positive changes with proposed revenue offsets that would, in tandem, produce winners and losers across the business community, as well as engender more than a modicum of confusion and uncertainty.
We will continue to live in peace, where there is space, fresh air, and a modicum of civility most of the world would die for.
IT'S tempting to show Craig Hughes a modicum of sympathy for his current predicament.
O'Reilly reads with unbridled enthusiasm that could use a modicum of bridling, as he gives this fast-paced story a rapid-fire delivery.
In the middle of the 19th century, Baldwin and Lafontaine had to struggle to wrest a modicum of power from the British Crown and give us responsible government.
Even the tired white talking heads of the Sunday chat shows might have managed a modicum of moral outrage under those circumstances.
Perhaps even more striking is that Americans' failure to accumulate assets often is caused not by a lack of income, but by confusion and ignorance about personal finance issues that a modicum of professional advice could resolve.