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When she made the mistake of mourning the vanished choir aloud to her children, they boorishly insisted that it had never been there in the first place, an auditory hallucination, hangover from the anesthesia, but as she pointed out to them tartly, they hadn't been the ones to hear it, had they?
A recent incident in Dubai -- where a rude and ignorant taxi driver shouted, acted boorishly and refused to take passengers on a short ride -- has left a negative and shameful misimpression of the city.
What follows is an overlong demonstration of virtuoso film-making that is by turns dazzling and boorishly pretentious.
In every nation's officialdom, some officials during tense moments, regretfully act boorishly.
Isabella Thorpe cannot speak unless it is flirtatiously, and John Thorpe cannot be without being boorishly.
I cherish an e-mail in which one of von Trier's partners in his production company, Zentropa, tries to account for the director's boorishly provocative comments as being caused by a "light |case of| Tourette's syndrome.
Rather, because Auden is acting upon information that Rowse has not explicitly provided, and Auden is thus boorishly violating one of those unstated rules of gentlemanly decorum that Rowse takes delight in upholding at Oxford.
In "Tar Cat," David is a sensitive boy who feels powerless amongst his boorishly insensitive family members, including his cousin Benny, who tortures and kills animals as a disturbingly automatic and unfeeling compulsion.
As the lunatic next door threatens to exterminate his detractors, accusing them of popping hallucinogenic pills, referring to them as rodents and germs and boorishly thinking that a 150 percent salary increase will send Libyans home after he waged an all-out war against his own people, the battle for democracy in Egypt continues to rage on.
Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bill Clinton have been political figures all along, from their Arkansas days to Washington - fair game, as it were - but did what they could to keep their daughter out of it (and Rush Limbaugh arguably got the worst of it when he boorishly went after her on his show).
Many think that the PM is acting boorishly because he knows he is never to be the PM again.
They boorishly cheer Israel on as if there are no consequences to their support, as if Palestinians are mere rivals on the field of play and not flesh and blood members of the human family whose flesh and blood are spilled without remorse on a regular basis.