blather


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Blathers, putting down his wine-glass, and clinking the handcuffs together.
Losberne for Oliver's appearance if he should ever be called upon; and Blathers and Duff, being rewarded with a couple of guineas, returned to town with divided opinions on the subject of their expedition: the latter gentleman on a mature consideration of all the circumstances, inclining to the belief that the burglarious attempt had originated with the Family Pet; and the former being equally disposed to concede the full merit of it to the great Mr.
Once I enter my Uber or Grab car-no more taxis for me, thank you-I check if the driver is tuned into one of those radio stations that are more blather than music.
And amidst all the talk and blather about whether the initiative should have even been eligible for the prize, it was great to hear the common sense spoken by Granby resident Hazel Tilley.
Like bicycling old maids and long shadows on cricket grounds, there are few things still guaranteed to make a certain sector of this country go misty-eyed and blather on about bootstraps and backbone.
No corporate spin or focus group blather, Wherever you speak, admirers gather.
But it's unfortunate that sneering at Fifty Shades has expanded, like a black hole of snark and bitchery, into dismissal of all fanfiction as ben-wa-ball-yanking blather.
Every now and then, you get a timely reminder that the rubbish we all blather on about goes generally unnoticed.
With one tongue in cheek and another firmly between cheeks, a mountain of blather and flannel accumulates as the vagaries of film finance are revealed.
There's got to be a place Where all like me can gather, Where we can settle down To talk sense or just blather.
And as they see it, that makes Ford an adulterer who "loved to sit with tawdry reporters and blather about sex.
I read with mild amusement the blather directed at Brother Venturino--get a grip, folks.