Do the liberties bestowed on the old grumbler
, for instance, serve Morris's political ends--in his role as host, as a figure who invites us into his world--even as he seems to undermine them in an act of self-immolation or potlatch?
RICHARD Wilson said it all the other day: Victor Meldrew is funny because he is an old grumbler
Call O'Connor a negative grumbler
if you like but it is compelling stuff and provokes plenty of debate that is frequently not just heated but boiling over.
So I treat them all as though they're the Chief Grumbler
Blues' defensive unit is, whatever the grumblers
say, among the best if not the best in the Championship but has to have the pressure taken off them.
But in this instance even the most vocal of grumblers
will find some sympathy for the council, who are having to pick up the pieces of a problem caused by a road surfacing material used 15 years ago which has since proved to be defective.
Granted we are a nation of grumblers
but we're not keen on doing anything about it.
I would say to the grumblers
, try it for yourself, there is nothing stopping you from standing as a candidate, but if you are coming into it for the money you will be disappointed.
We have become a nation of carpers and grumblers
mired in apathy.
As I write this, I can almost hear the groaners and grumblers
complaining that the children of such achievers will exist in a society of nannies, grannies and carers, and that mum will be rarely seen or heard.
Clearly these grumblers
want Pope John Paul's prayers to sound like some sort of Oscar winner's speech of acceptance of guilt.
However, he did hit out at grumblers
who moaned about yet another remake of an already successful movie.
Many of these grumblers
are MPs, and they have their own reasons for preferring to see an outsider take over: any successor from the Senedd will be automatically tainted from working too closely with Plaid Cymru and, as such, probably too keen on further powers being devolved.
If the grumblers
want the works closed or production restricted let them firstly guarantee to make up any employment and financial loss to our county and country.
Tony Mowbray's return to Scotland has divided opinion among the grumblers
at Easter Road.