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I should not have had to follow her if she had staid.
Any of the staid, respectable, aged people who were there that night can testify to the truth of that statement.
PHH Corporation (NYSE: PHH) has added Stephen Staid to the company as Senior Vice President, Servicing, the company said.
Following his arrival in the UK in the 1980s, Jim was practically single-handedly responsible for revolutionising the staid, old-fashioned style of racecourse commentary with a new and exciting vocabulary from Australia via Hong Kong.
Summary: A usually staid weekly Papal audience has been spiced up this week with an acrobatic performance by a troupe of topless men.
It brings innovation into a category that can be a bit staid at times," said Burts director Jonty White.
Some of the more staid red shades were still in evidence in the endcap displays, however, indicating that a younger, edgier audience is already keen on the film before it debuts on March 5, 2010.
However, the staid images feel at odds with your vibrant content.
What a shame the stale, staid thinkers of the London Government can't find the imagination to do the same in the North-East.
The Ice Dogs (6-17-1) jumped to an early lead as sophomore forward Sean Staid scored the first two goals and assisted on the third in the first period.
Performances here are very staid indeed, until they veer over the top.
Troupe draws his inspiration from such diverse elements as art, music, literature, politics, and even sports in verse that is free from cliched rhetoric and staid constructions, infusing his images with energy, vibrancy, and lyrical phrasing.