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THEY inspired BBC comedy Dad's Army and were irreverently referred to as Look-Duck-Vanish when they were originally known as the Local Defence Volunteers.
She does not see, but she is reverently and irreverently seen.
In his easy conversational style, Steinberger makes this point repetitively and somewhat irreverently.
Comedian and late-night talk show host Conan O'Brien will host this year's MTV Movie Awards, the lighthearted show that irreverently honors Hollywood's best moments, the MTV network said on Wednesday.
More irreverently, Graham Johnstone wrote: "Please don't let the Tartan Army claim him.
Just as they did with "21 Jump Street" and "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" before this most ambitious undertaking, co-helmers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller irreverently deconstruct the state of the modern blockbuster and deliver a smarter, more satisfying experience in its place, emerging with a flesh franchise for others to build upon.
So it was fun, and almost a relief, to dress them irreverently, like flawed people.
The collages that were on view, all from Hale's ongoing "MIRIAM" series, 2000--, are densely layered with texts, objects, and images revolving around maternal themes, which are irreverently detourned by way of pornographic imagery and allusions to incest and bestiality.
The party's official study of Romney's loss -- irreverently called an ''autopsy'' report -- cited Republican activists ''frustrated by the party's negative image among women.
In her irreverently titled book, Agrawal details her unorthodox, creative and clever approach to raising capital, learning about the restaurant world and creating buzz.
Bush's third Press Secretary between 2006 and 2007, once irreverently answered one of her questions with: "Thank you for the Hezbollah view.
London's Daily Mail irreverently headlined its report of Australia's latest collapse in India: "Can we play the Ashes now?