The Civil War is a seismic event that torments us even from a century and a half away, but it was hardly the only piece of the American past that returned to haunt us
The Smell vanished but it returned to haunt us
Had the ghost of the X-rated faux pas that was 1987's St Cuthbert's Sunday Soccer Squad photograph returned to haunt us
? An error that spawned the legendary, grovelling apology: "Eagle-eyed readers have pointed out Alex Trubshaw (seated, front row, third from left) was revealing slightly more than his colleagues.
Sadly, the only thing missing was some composure in front of goal, as our lack of quality up front returned to haunt us
. It is a shame Pardew didn't see fit to give Nile Ranger more game time, as an earlier introduction might have had the desired effect.
When the new hosepipe ban comes in on Friday, it will be the first one to be implemented in this region for the past 14 years, but the spectre of a clampdown on indiscriminate use of water has nevertheless returned to haunt us
Well, the old problems returned to haunt us
against Barnsley, who obviously couldn't believe their luck.
Moreover, some infectious diseases that we thought we had conquered have returned to haunt us
, thanks to antibiotic-resistant bacteria.[21,22]
"Once again our batting frailties returned to haunt us
and with our Achilles heel exposed, they exploited it to the full."
After a pretty tepid first half, our customary defensive failings returned to haunt us
. Coloccini seems stuck in a rut at the minute, and the quicker Steven Taylor and Seb Bassong are restored to the heart of our defence, the better.
Taking early retirement was common during the Tory era, mainly to massage the dole figures and, like so many of Thatcher's short term policies, this has returned to haunt us
IT'S enough to strike fear into the most fervent follower of fashion - the over-the-top Eighties have returned to haunt us
Since this new bus firm has decided to run another bus along the same route, the safety issue has returned to haunt us
residents like an old horror movie.
I must admit I expected us to beat Boro,but the poor defending which has been a feature of late returned to haunt us
And as the year drew to a close, we watched as the international spectre of terrorism returned to haunt us
Rhona said: "I was utterly devastated and it was just awful it had all returned to haunt us