Now the new breed of timid bureaucrats have used every mealy-mouthed
device to justify destroying the Clocaenog Forest in the pursue of bankrupt 'green' policies.
This and similar demonstrations across the country did more in one day to challenge the Government''s austerity agenda than months of mealy-mouthed
criticisms by Labour politicians and union leaders.
Who is the mealy-mouthed
do-gooder who legislates that this offender cannot be chased in case he sustains an injury?
And as for the mealy-mouthed
explanation from chairman Roy MacGregor that it was done to "save the soul of the club"?
All the AU did was to issue mealy-mouthed
words of condemnation.
Pratfalls, spit-takes and even a romantic triangle ensue, as well as one of the most mealy-mouthed
messages ever: Change is good, but tradition is good, too.
It deserved better treatment than the mealy-mouthed
response meted out yesterday by the city council's main scrutiny committee.
These were no mealy-mouthed
regrets one so often hears from public figures who've stepped over some line, blandly lamenting any offence people may have somehow taken from innocently intended comments.
Fox's sitcom Married With Children debuted at the tail end of the period Jenkins treats, to unanimous condemnation from conservatives who viewed it as an assault on traditional values, but in hindsight, the Al Bundy type of working-class forgotten man, whose real enemies are mealy-mouthed
elites from the blue states, appears to be the central actor in the social transformation Jenkins is discussing.
And it certainly wasn't a mealy-mouthed
"agreement" you made before your Maker--whose name you have no compunction about taking in vain.
But did Higham's mealy-mouthed
praise reflect the way the Beeb saw Bob?
Woodward's public defence of his skipper has been mealy-mouthed
to put it mildly.
Contrast that with the mealy-mouthed
views expressed by Clinton's press secretary, Joe Lockhart, who answered reporters' questions about the reunion of the largest chunks of the Standard Oil empire by explaining that President Clinton "believes that mergers that make us more globally competitive have a positive role to play.
After these first sessions, I felt incredibly mealy-mouthed
As for art writers, there's hardly one on the dailies and Sundays who isn't mealy-mouthed
, suspicious, or downright cynical.