The owners know that Bud can't last forever (although as I wrote in the BP article, "If the owners had their druthers
, Bud would be stuffed, propped up in a chair, a seance would be held, and Selig would run the league from the afterlife.
Given his druthers
, the celebrated American writer much preferred the imagined Holy Land to its real-life, fly-specked, odiferous counterpart.
If I had my druthers
, I would tinker the shape into more of a gothic arch with about a three-foot straight side at the bottom.
Given my druthers
, I'11 take red meat and spuds for most of my meals.
Obviously my druthers
is that this bill gets taken care of by the Legislature.
If CBS had its druthers
, Sheen would spend nights at home quietly counting his cash, not trashing hotel rooms and cavorting with porn stars.
Given their druthers
, I'm sure they both would have preferred to be at a desk (with time for some real reflection before the whistle blew and the arrows started to fly).
If I had my druthers
, I'd vote for curve to stick to its roots by remaining centered on lesbian content.
So, if the directors had their druthers
, all they wished for was for the hostile party to just go away and leave them alone to enjoy their tailor-mades.
In a recent interview, the six-time Golden Globe Award-winner said: "If I had my druthers
, it wouldn't be to change the studio system.
I think if they had their druthers
, they would like to see Prada or Gucci [in the space].
There's a tendency among college math professors to say, 'if I had my druthers
,' and say what you wish every student would come with--which is not the same thing as what every student needs to succeed.
And I realized that if I had my druthers
, that's what I'd be doing in my career.
Lukas cites an Independent Women's Forum/Pew poll to the effect that only 15 percent of women would work full-time, if they had their druthers
, and an additional third would opt for part-time.
Those are our maximums; anytime we have our druthers
, the guns we uncase for a day afield will weigh even less than that.