Imperialists: Empire, Society, and Culture in Britain.
Individuals who score low in conscientiousness, on the other hand, tend to be easygoing, sometimes careless, spontaneous, absent-minded
, and distractible.
A rushed service technician, or an absent-minded
one, can easily forget to lock a fence after the work is done, leaving a pool wide open to a curious 2-year-old.
I've seen many an older man perform what appears to be an absent-minded
curtsey before entering the pew.
Some 30-year-olds are far too absent-minded
to be safe on a shop floor, at the controls of a piece of heavy equipment, running a saw, or with an oxygen-acetylene cutting torch in hand.
More compelling are stills and diary entries documenting Langmuir's lifelong love of the outdoors, and first-person accounts of how tactless and absent-minded
Flubber stars Robin Williams as the absent-minded
Professor Brainard, who creates amazing investions.
Our nation's future is coming into view With a muffled drum-roll In a slow, absent-minded
He has had himself photographed "working out" on his home treadmill (though this widely published image shows him dressed, as if by an absent-minded
mortician, in a freshly pressed long-sleeved shirt and boxer shorts).
20pm Harry Hill is back as the absent-minded
professor with the multiple spectacles, who has a fight on his hands when he enters an inventing competition against Professor Algebrain.
My brother-in-law was surprised to find, Another man's sock of the same nice kind, Both gifts from mum in an absent-minded
way, Became the family joke for many a day.
The charity said the findings suggested people were more prone to risky behaviour at the weekend because they were busier or more absent-minded
and had potentially "had a few drinks".
Professor Branestawm (Hill) is an absent-minded
professor, whose creations have a habit of going wrong.
It is the stereotype the absent-minded
professor" - Writer Louise Mensch, who suddenly quit Parliament aTory MP.