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You may think I'm being pernickety, and I suppose I am.
I TRUST Bernie Carroll will permit me being particularly pernickety and pedantic (ECHO letter, October 10).
Children are the most pernickety on the planet when it comes to dividing things equally, partly because those good people who run schools teach them to share.
In this sense, and several others, O'Connor has done us all a great service, consigning the pernickety and the po-faced to their solitary fulminations for the duration of Yuletide with their trusty Almanac of International Classifications (1918 to the present day), while the rest of us get on with enjoying the gee-gees as a part of normal life.
I so look forward to making the pilgrimage to the birthplace of the greatest TV dance show, the mecca of spray tans and tangos, and to sit in for the great and pernickety Len Goodman," The Daily Express quoted her as saying.
I so look forward to making the pilgrimage to the birthplace of the greatest dance show, the mecca of spray tans and tangos, and to sit in for the great and pernickety Len Goodman.
I've never seen how watching people engage in the highly personal and pernickety business of buying houses can possibly be entertaining, but this is worse.
I thought the ref was very pernickety with absolutely everything.
The referee last weekend was very pernickety on our scrum with some dubious decisions," said Howells, whose side entertain Nuneaton on Saturday "At one stage he told our prop-forward that he could tell from where his feet were planted that he was going to wheel the scrum.
It was certainly too much for the boys who, nevertheless, valiantly attempted to pander to the erstwhile Dragon's every pernickety will.
The referee frustrated the players and the fans with his pernickety use of the Whistle and in the 34th minute he booked Vale's Anthony Griffith for a foul on Lewis Neal.
I'm sorry if this sounds really pernickety but I'm still dumbfounded by the lack of effort some people made when making an inquiry.