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wiseacre

n. a jerk; a wiseguy. We’ve got ways of dealing with a wiseacre like you!
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there's also Wiseacres Wizarding Equipment for telescopes and compasses, quality Quidditch Supplies for game kit, and Scribbulus for authentic writing implements.
There's also Wiseacres Wizarding Equipment for telescopes and compasses, Quality Quid-ditch Supplies for game kit, and Scrib-bulus for authentic writing implements.
By the time he arrived at the festival for the Triumph he had won five out of his six hurdle races, including three at Cheltenham, and he was sent off 11-2 second favourite of 23 runners with most of us so-called wiseacres thinking something would come out of the woodwork and improve past him.
As Lim notes, alongside "Richard Linklater's earnest philosophers or Noah Baumbach's poised wiseacres, Mr.
It's going to pour soon," said the scurrying wiseacres, as they raised their collars and paused to look up from this street, where people, whose mirrors carry mysterious reflections, can parade - knowing their styles would not be stared at, from top to toe, by the quibbling eyes of conformists for whom difference is a sin.
In a cartoon world dominated by the likes of Hanna-Barbera, Jay Ward and the Looney Tunes wiseacres, here came "Speed Racer," a Japanese anime full of badly dubbed dialogue, primal yawps, action-packed auto races, sinister villains and about a billion fiery explosions.
It is here that the neighborhood wiseacres congregate to dispute the merits of political and religious isms.
Plenty of old wiseacres will tell you Leger winners have a dire record in the Arc.
Deering's declaration that her gasping appreciation of the soldiers represents her first "really noble and selfless emotion," the entire novel is evidence of her larger recognition that "It's not the decisions of the wiseacres that make nations great .
In one of New York's prominent black newspapers, an editorial stated that "Our wiseacres may talks as much as they please, upon amalgamation, and our future standing in society, but it does not alter the case in the least; it does not improve our situation in the least.
69) Syrkin, for her part, noted the anti-immigration mood in America during the Roosevelt years and asked: "In that climate should American Jews have marched on Washington in righteous fury as contemporary wiseacres suggest?
Check out Mickey's Toontown Fair, the place to visit Mickey's house and meet many of your favourite Disney characters, or ride The Barnstormer at Goofy's Wiseacres Farm.
The political leadership usually understands the seriousness of environmental problems perfectly well--often even better than wiseacres from the North do.
Sommers stresses strict discipline in a teacher-led, structured classroom; Kleinfeld suggests that active and nonconformist children, who are disproportionately male, would do well in "open classrooms where children move around a lot," with "teachers who enjoy wiseacres.