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My biggest complaint with my fellow attorneys is the pomposity that exudes from them at every chance.
s contradictions and poke holes in human pomposity with their own allegoric and ironic language.
A meeting of the Business Management Committee after next week's civic elections will approve changes to the council's constitution which have more in common with the pomposity of Walmington-on-Sea town council than modern-day Birmingham.
EMBASSY RITZOVIA: AN AREA OF SNOOTINESS AND POMPOSITY WILL GIVE WAY TO WIDESPREAD CONDESCENSION AND HAUGHTINESS
I n Punch Goes to War, 1939-1945, the gamut of wartime attitudes, scorn at the fumbling bureaucracy of government (particularly the pomposity of the Ministry of Information and the calm, sardonic and ironic view of wartime postures, attitudes and confusion) is brilliantly captured in a series of cartoons by such master draughtsmen as Fougasse (Kenneth Bird, Punch's art director) E.
I still get perturbed by pomposity and incompetence.
You don't get this sort of pomposity at National Hunt tracks - tell Mr Gibbs to start supporting jump racing
I AM constantly amazed at the sheer cheek of David Kirwan (Daily Post Letters, April 9) and his pomposity in extolling the virtues of his position as an independent councillor.
Stella 4 ditches Patrick Stewart and the CGI pomposity of its counterpart for on achingly cool swagger into an idealised 1960s.
Heller's narration is lively, with a somewhat tongue-in-cheek pomposity that fits the framework of the production.
His looks, his talent, his humour, his approachability, his lack of pomposity and the fact that he cares about the people of Darfur.
I am amazed at the pomposity, the gall, the hypocrisy, the audacity of the insufferable Raymond Burke, archbishop of St.