ROUNDERS BBC1, 11.45PM After having his fingers burned
to the tune of $30,000, young poker shark Mike (Matt Damon) resolves to give up the scene in favour of law school.
Ivor still has great faith in the co-operative system, despite having his fingers burned
in the Dairy Farmers of Britain (DFB) fiasco.
Also, King Abdullah II expresses his concerns as such and gives warnings, but does not interfere, to avoid having his fingers burned
. In the meantime, Syria has left the Palestinians to solve their own problems, to the extent that President Bashar al-Assad no longer tries to reunite Abu Mazen and Abu el-Walid together, when the Palestinian President visits Damascus.
Wenger has been reluctant to commit Arsenal to major spending after having his fingers burned
by the failure of both Sylvain Wiltord (pounds 13m) and Francis Jeffers (pounds 9m).
After having his fingers burned
by expensive flops like Alpay and Bosko Balaban, Ellis is understandably reluctant to write large cheques.
Moyes is believed to be reluctant to consider the prospect of taking Ball back to Everton after having his fingers burned
over the Francis Jeffers deal last season.
When Adams negotiated a new three-year deal at Leicester last summer he insisted on the clause after having his fingers burned
weeks earlier when Aston Villa were interested in having him replace Graham Taylor.
I'm not doubting his credentials for one minute and he deserves praise for showing a willingness even to get involved again after having his fingers burned
the last time.