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Thus the mitigation of systemic risk requires paring back giant global banks, for instance by hiving off riskier proprietary trading from stodgier deposit-taking and loan making.
Bread used to be taboo at Leicester but the food is stodgier in England.
While Cook's six-hour tour de force was chanceless, the opener's effort had a stodgier look to it than Bopara's - which did contain one moment of fortune on 51 when wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin failed to hold a diving chance down the leg-side off Lionel Baker.
While Cook's six-hour tour de force was chanceless, the opener's effort had a stodgier look to it than Bopara's - which did contain one moment of fortune on 51 when wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin failed to hold a diving chance down the leg-side off Lionel Baker.
There was the GTO, defining the muscle car for a decade, and the Firebird, and many other models that stood apart from stodgier Buicks or plainer Oldsmobiles and Chevrolets.
In fact, the Captains of Consciousness become stodgier each year, and their grip on the public mind grows steadily more feeble.
Esme Stodgier, 10, who is the bride's new stepdaughter, and Faith Henderson, seven, were bridesmaids.
But the new owners of the mega-complex are hoping for younger tenants as they re-brand the property and continue to change some of the stodgier rules that have defined life at the development.
When Catholic churches in our area started adding big fonts and pools for Baptisms, those more abundant waters began reminding me not only of being Catholic but of being Christian, too, joined to those Baptists and Pentecostals who went down to the Little Pigeon River on Easter Sunday to get baptized--often more than once--as well as those stodgier Episcopalian and Presbyterian types, who didn't think splashing was something one ought to do at church.
5Try stewed fruit and low-fat custard in place of stodgier puddings.
There is a hint of caution from Hills, who go 4-11, but even if Australia get a lead of 200 - and that looks pie in the sky - England would be confident of achieving that target considering the safe nature of the wicket and Australia's bowling attack is stodgier than airline food.
McClean suggested that Enron believed that older, stodgier competitors had no chance against the sleek, modern Enron juggernaut.