But if you have grown up to be such a male bumbler
that you aren't quite sure when it would be appropriate to hug a female co-worker, and you can't quite trust yourself not to grope her backside while you're at it, it's always fine not to hug co-workers at all.
Bush continued this attack, part of a decades-long strategy to enact huge tax cuts by portraying government as an ineffective bumbler
and sugar daddy for welfare queens and wasteful programs.
But he was a born bumbler
. He was involved in a shady bank failure in Montreal, for example, though Zuckoff suggests that Ponzi may have been the fall guy for higher ups.
Then there's the barking MP and magazine editor Boris Johnson, a bumbler
who insulted Liverpool and everyone else voicing grief at poor Ken Bigley's beheading.
Instead of replacing the guy who's just been sacked with another well meaning bumbler
from Head Office, my tip would be for the top brass at M&S to pull in the first good-looking 17-year-old they find in the street and ask her to explain to them what it is that women really, really want when it comes to great gear.
Einstein might have been the master of space-time, but here on Earth he was a naive bumbler
, the absent-minded professor.
Elsewhere, special guest columnists abound, with bearded bumbler
Bill Bryson, who will be arching an eyebrow for timesonline.co.uk (subscription required), an interesting selection.
Williams, as is notorious among his parliamentary colleagues, is a nonentity (as well as a political naif), and his tendentious support for Australia's membership of this `fundamentally flawed Court' (as even The Australian described it in a 21 June 2002 leader) has been as doggedly stupid as one would expect from such a bumbler
. However, when the debating chips were finally down weeks ago, both in the Coalition's Joint Party Room and in the Cabinet, it became clear that the real eminence (sic) noir in the matter was our Foreign Minister in Fishnet Stockings, Mr.
This American bumbler
usually lacks the cunning or polish of his opponents and makes some nearly fatal mistakes in the film's opening sequences.
The ending doesn't change, of course, but the author has assembled new information that in many ways vindicates Scott, who for years has carried the reputation of an inept leader and bumbler
. Susan Solomon is perhaps better known for her insights in explaining ozone depletion, first discovered and announced by the British Antarctic Survey in 1985, and followed up by her and others in the U.S.
You'll see Revels (celebrations of small victories and 'people it's good to know'), the Bumbler
(deconstructing mainstream boo-boos) and Three-Minute Activism, where, for example, you might have linked to that inspired petition campaign to change Stockwell Day's name to Doris.
An editorial in Yedioth Ahronoth was headlined, "Trust the Schlemiel", using the Yiddish word for bumbler
. It said: "What began as a military campaign, an expression of a new uncompromising policy, ended as an embarrassing quickie" and "an unprecedented shot in the foot with no accomplishments".
Support ratings rose in the first year, after the country's economy showed signs of improvement after a long recession, and his image as an amiable bumbler
won the hearts of the public.
Calista Flockhart (TV's Ally McBeal) is totally lost, while a fine actor like Stanley Tucci is completely miscast as Puck, looking more middle-aged bumbler
than mischievous sprite.
The series, which is explicitly intended to make fun of the Clinton White House, features the charming minstrel show of President Lincoln, the author of the Emancipation Proclamation, as "a sex-crazed bumbler
who has a young bimbo assistant and a frustrated wife," according to the Washington Post.