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Bareback riding: Just like bull riding, except on an ornery horse.
I've found by explaining why we won't get to an ornery client's problem until next Thursday and then politely offering the client a do-it-yourself solution works really well.
And will Ornery George really change when she is back in the corral with him?
Daniel Day-Lewis, who plays an ornery oilman loosely based on Edward Doheny in the movie, took best actor honors.
Then he pitches another curveball by hiring a children's choir to offer light at the end of the tunnel in album closer The Way He may no longer cut a lean figure but, at the age of 61, the Canadian icon is still as ornery as ever.
The four women (dressed in vaguely pagan T-shirts and sweats), are by turns playful, ornery, and athletic.
Ornery Orange Offering--Run and pass an orange from beneath your chin to beneath a teammate's chin.
before his division's murder, in command and ornery.
The all-star cast of animal voices includes Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey and Robert Redford, but our 10-year-old reviewer's favorite was Steve Buscemi as Templeton, the ornery rat who shows he has a heart after all.
Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) spawned new interest in the children's holiday classic and had people revisiting the original text and made-for-TV movie to compare them to Hollywood's latest rendition of the beloved ornery character.
The only holdouts are ornery varmints like the folks at The Wall Street Journal editorial page who cheekily continue to publish iconoclastic op-ed pieces by professors from MIT warning that there is in fact no scientific consensus on global warming.
The older priests, on the other hand, can be just as ornery in a different way.