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I've found by explaining why we won't get to an ornery client's problem until next Thursday and then politely offering the client a do-it-yourself solution works really well.
And will Ornery George really change when she is back in the corral with him?
A veteran of several under-the-radar country outfits, Jackson's solo debut is an ornery delight.
ORNERY BAG BOYS ARE PACKING EGGS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE BAGS AND I NEED YOU TO COVER IT.
Americans are in an ornery mood, and that spells trouble for its elected leaders as next month's midterm elections approach.
WITHOUT PM, ANYTHING MECHANICAL THAT'S CONSTANTLY EXPOSED TO WATER, DIRT, SAND AND MUD IS GOING TO GET A LITTLE ORNERY.
Painter Mike Jones, to be found on page 10, is another ornery cuss who refused to leg a leg injury distract him from his art work.
President Obama was going to pick someone who was ornery, partisan, irascible and couldn't get along with anybody.
The feature traces the controversies that followed the famously ornery director/choreographer as he forged a career, first at American Ballet Theatre, then at New York City Ballet, and later on Broadway.
But ambition didn't count; Tichy's ornery disposition meant he wouldn't or couldn't grasp the political realities for modern artists in Czechoslovakia during the cold war; Cameron never bowed to the nineteenth-century idea of photography--that its point was the depiction of fact with utmost technique--or the privilege of her prints went to the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Daniel Day-Lewis, who plays an ornery oilman loosely based on Edward Doheny in the movie, took best actor honors.
Then he pitches another curveball by hiring a children's choir to offer light at the end of the tunnel in album closer The Way He may no longer cut a lean figure but, at the age of 61, the Canadian icon is still as ornery as ever.