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To be churlish, you could say Tottenham conquered Zinedine Zidane's team with a goal that should not have stood, a lucky deflection and a breakaway that was probably a result of the other two.
Churlish, 45, wowed judges with his outstanding work with 16-18 year olds.
But there will be many that despair at such churlish behaviour.
IT seems churlish to criticise the Reds after a dominant 4-0 home win over the French, but the way we squandered chances was worrying.
Given these powerful stories, it almost seems churlish to mention flaws in the book.
Distracted, churlish, and unruly, they seized a moment of human inattention to wander off into mayhem.
Gittings recorded a range of public reaction that day, from the incredulous ("I still don't believe it--somebody's kidding") to the matter-of-fact ("When you're as disliked as homosexuals, it takes a lot of guts to stand up for your rights") to the positively churlish ("Hold your noses--it's dirty here").
It would seem churlish to disagree with such pragmatic and reasonable advice.
The wicked queen and the churlish headmaster provide tension without much suspense, but readers in search of a quick moral story will snack on this light morsel without coming to aesthetic harm.
It may be churlish to criticise Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman for crossing Mongolia on motorbikes (Letters, February 2005).
Turnover is the norm on Gene Autry Way these days, but the sentimental blow of losing World Series heroes Troy Glaus, Troy Percival and David Eckstein and budding but churlish talent Jose Guillen was softened by who's coming in, starting today when pitchers and catchers report to spring training.