Inquiry In an organisation with more admirals than Navy ships, there are enough senior officers twiddling their thumbs
to form a PTSD taskforce.
Aye, there's nothing worse than having a load of gamers sat round twiddling their thumbs
THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF (8pm BBC1) LAST week's technical challenge had the bakers twiddling their thumbs
as they wondered what to do with all the time they'd been given.
The decision-makers may be twiddling their thumbs
- but here in the North East we are pulling our fingers out.
Despite captain Alastair Cook and one-Test wonder Michael Carberry's efforts with the bat on the opening day, the rest of the side has had to do with gym sessions after days two and three of the game were washed out by rain, with Kevin Pietersen, Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann just twiddling their thumbs
RAIN decimated the Med Imaging Liverpool Cricket Competition's fixture list as those sides desperate for points at both ends of the table were left twiddling their thumbs
These paramedics are doing a job where the natural instinct is to help save lives but disaster was narrowly avoided here and it could have had serious consequences for the workers left on a jetty, twiddling their thumbs
Over a career the total sees the average worker sitting through around 9000 hours of needless meetings - a full year and ten days spent twiddling their thumbs
They took it in turns to play, which sometimes led to the awkward sight of the others twiddling their thumbs
waiting for one to finish.
Now, the end of November is rapidly approaching and users are twiddling their thumbs
waiting for the update, wondering if further delays will occur.
Let's hope some compromise can been found, because it's not in the sport's interests to have the best riders twiddling their thumbs
at home when they should be on the track entertaining their public and banging in winners for connections and punters.
Skupski and partner Colin Fleming were forced to sit in the locker-room twiddling their thumbs
while Mahut, who was scheduled to face the Brits along with fellow Frenchman Arnaud Clement, dealt with the small matter of finishing his epic duel with John Isner.
Does this council of ours really listen to the people of Coventry or do they sit on their backsides all day twiddling their thumbs
and hoping that the situation will right itself?
It's Never the Right Time: An Entrepreneur's Guide to Behaviors to Avoid at All Costs When Seeking Self-Employment" encourages readers to take that risk instead of sitting around twiddling their thumbs
In place of twiddling their thumbs
or listening to sordid writing, why don't they start implementing the promised changes in Welsh law?