One pal said: "How can she call Della a gloater
when she has spent the last three months parading Grant around so smugly?"
ON a mournful, melancholy day, they emerged grim-faced from Villa Park to walk the gauntlet of the gleeful gloaters
and the goaders.
The gloating was given added resonance by the public status of the chief gloaters
, who were there officially, of course, to coax these philanthropists of the City into their customary munificence.
And when we get there we'll either be gloating or making out to the gloaters
we're not really that bothered about the result.
If the word becomes a tool for settling scores, muttering, and leveling accusations randomly, then it becomes a destructive tool that benefits the gloaters
only." He called on all the people to fear God in their words and deeds and to shoulder their responsibilities with awareness and consciousness, and to avoid being a burden on their religion and country and parents, so that the word does not turn into as destructive tool that brings damage and destruction and benefit the enemies.
To some gloaters
it was seen as the final blow in the demise of a city which they deemed was not only at war with everyone else but, worst of all,itself.
'There have been people just waiting for us to slip up,' says Cooke and this, he believes, says more about the gloaters
than it does about his club.
But for Jaap Stam there was never any sweat - even though the vultures were circling and the gloaters
were growing in number.
Alan Sweeney, South Wales, said: "Are there any Celtic fans old enough to remember the last time they simply lost a match fairly and squarely?" And then, inevitably, there were the gloaters
It was no secret that hopes were few and far between; that pessimists got ready to celebrate their accurate calculations; and that gloaters
readied their poisonous smiles.
have got squatters rights for a moment.
GLENTORAN skipper Paul Leeman has warned the gloaters
: We're still top of the league and we'll bounce back from our New Year blip.
But where there are mourners, there are also gloaters
. Alan Freedman, Leith, said: "Hibs only had to play in third gear against a pub team.