nit-picker


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nit-picker

n. a person who is hypercritical. Mary is such a nit-picker!
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Veteran nit-picker and founder of Hair Whisperers, Amy Goldreyer states, “Without products like the LouseBuster, which kills lice and nits, the only proven method of treating lice is manual removal.
They've got it so right that you'd have to be an obsessive nit-picker to have a snowball's chance of finding fault.
One overzealous nit-picker went so far as to write that ``Seabiscuit'' isn't even one of last year's 30 best movies, and its nomination over ``Cold Mountain'' is ``a disgrace.
It's also beyond argument that he went on winning serious things longer than anyone the biggest nit-picker could name.
So how, I can hear you asking, could even a degree-level nit-picker like me find fault with a car this good.
And focusing only on what's wrong rather than what is right may mean you are perceived as a negative nit-picker.
NOT wishing to appear as a nit-picker, I would love to know why it is that The Journal keeps referring to the creation of elected regional government as "Home Rule".
Call me a nit-picker, Mandy, but if you're spending my millions I'd like you to be accurate.
The way they monopolised the game was startling and Moyes the nit-picker fumed at the way they tossed it away.
Sheikh Mohammed was educated at Cambridge - not the actual university, apparently, although no-one but a nit-picker would worry too much about that.
With such roundly enunciated evasions the sap was steadily drained away from the Scotland and Wales Bill as day after dreary day in the Commons, the nit-pickers set about their destructive labours like so many deathwatch beetles.
But whether or not you agree with the above criticisms, one thing is certain, 2014 gives Messi the prime opportunity to silence his nit-pickers.
He describes seven difficult types; a brief guide to conflict and how to handle it; and dealing with bosses, colleagues, staff, egoists, aggressive or lazy people, bullies, perfectionists, manipulators, stubborn people, those with poor morale, fault-finders and nit-pickers, gossipers, customers, complaints, office jokers, and moaners, groaners, and critics.
Using the FDA-cleared LouseBuster device, Hair Whisperers nit-pickers can now kill over 95% of louse and eggs in one single treatment followed by a thorough combing.
OK, so the nit-pickers among you will suggest I'm over-stating the point there, but read on and you'll catch my drift.