So is that fuddy-duddy
idea that schools should be named after civic heroes whom you'd want students to study and emulate.
This interest in painting's objecthood and self-referentiality came to seem a bit fuddy-duddy
by the early '80s, but in these paintings it is still alive and engaged in a very strange way.
I guess I am an old fuddy-duddy
, but I am shocked at the decline of today's morals.
His wryly subversive 1997 feature-film bow, Love and Death on Long Island, featuring John Hurt as a fuddy-duddy
magnificently obsessed with B-flick hottie Jason Priestley, had critics and audiences marking him as a major new filmmaker.
Just as Birmingham seems stuck in its industrial past, Osaka is stuck with an image of a slightly cranky, fuddy-duddy
It's not just tabletop anymore, and it's sure not fuddy-duddy
An old fuddy-duddy
like me will keep using the agent I've used for 30 years," O'Hare said.
They see him, at best, as a sphinx without a riddle, a fuddy-duddy
Viennese biologist dispensing mental-health placebos to middle-class neurotics.
Yet when the seventy-seven-year-old, who describes herself as "an old fuddy-duddy
," scored a decisive victory in the elections this past December, it came as no surprise to the people of Guyana.
Maybe the Journal could help an old fuddy-duddy
like me and print a list of outlets where one can partake of one's chosen tipple free of wet noses, dribbling jaws, and doggy hairs arriving as unordered garnish.
Even Prince Charles seems more of a fuddy-duddy
than a modern daddy.
At the risk of sounding like an old fuddy-duddy
, you've got many years ahead of you to kiss and, at your age, you should be enjoying being a kid and seeing your friends, not getting bogged down in worries over boys.
It would be easy to dismiss The Archers as fuddy-duddy
, but a large number of listeners - more than five million, in fact - quite like a fuddy-duddy
diversion from the drudgery of the daily routine.
DOWN 1 Mint, 2 Demure, 3 Fuddy-duddy
, 5 Hope, 6 Modern, 7 Improbable 11 Crafty, 12 Slight, 14 Pear, 15 Stir.
But racing, fusty, fuddy-duddy
old racing, has long been ahead of the emancipation curve.