Why should we listen to some pencil-necked
college professor with no real-world experience?
Because he was humble, not everyone realized that he sold his Rembrandt-influenced "Pencil-Necked
Saints" paintings for as much as $30,000 in ritzy galleries in San Francisco, Santa Fe, NM, and Highlands, NC.
My first photo of him had been taken the previous year while he was in velvet, and compared to the ones I had just taken, he looked like a pencil-necked
If you're a guy, don't ask if I can tell you've been "working out"--especially if you're a pencil-necked
geek and ought to know it.
Judging by appearance, the titular, CGI hero of Paul a wrinkled, pencil-necked
geek with big, almond-shaped eyes and the rumbling voice of Seth Rogen could be a distant cousin of Rango, Johnny Depp's cowboy-chameleon character in the recent animated film of the same name.
The nerdy and demanding Thurman (Bailey describes him as "pencil-necked
") also spearheaded a change in the corporate culture of the Army recruiting system, a shift to viewing the Army as a "gigantic business" and recruiting as a "stock-control function" (Thurman's words).
Through the course of 10 tracks (eight of which he co-wrote with an eclectic mix of professional hit-makers, including Linda Perry, Desmond Child, Ryan Adams, No Doubt's Tony Kanal, Semisonic's Dan Wilson and Mac Davis), Cuomo proves he is still an incurable romantic and the undisputed poster child for pencil-necked
A self-described "square, stick-in-the-mud, pencil-necked
scientist," he has employed humour, a sprinkling of pop culture references, and intuitive everyday analogies to paint a rich picture of leading-edge theoretical neuroscience and evolutionary biology.
That's not always easy to do, particularly if you run 37-pound, pencil-necked
geeks like my two setters.
A lot of Monday-morning quarterbacking has ensued, with the usual thick-necked traders blaming their more recent speculative losses on the academic predilections of the same sort of pencil-necked
geeks who mined the curve for them in Econ 101.
I suspect that, had the men of the Royal Welch talked like the pencil-necked
, paper-pushing desk jockeys that obviously hold sway at the Ministry of Defence, the regiment's roll of honour would have been curtailed more than somewhat.
The TV industry seems to have written him off as a pencil-necked
cheese merchant from days gone by.