In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Yet beside these we find other sources suggesting that it is not appropriate to be too picayune.
- Governments now claim to have a mandate for a battery of items in the manifesto, however picayune each may be.
- Caught between the work rules of the teachers' unions and the picayune regulations of the central bureaucracy, they find themselves imprisoned in a mechanical system organized like an industrial factory.
- The exercise of judicial discretion in a case such as the present may seem at first blush a picayune matter.
- Having fewer picayune regulations might lead coaches to commit more strongly to those that matter.
- You may have noticed I generally stay away from picayune liturgical controversies.
- Don't think this was a picayune issue with no larger consequences.
- Cogitating, considering, and contemplating about the grand scheme of things not to mention picayune matters is cheap.
- From all accounts, they are motivated solely by the desire to protect the Dear Leader from any picayune criticism of his divinely inspired policies.
- In short, save for the picayune fact he had no bus-driving credentials, he was the perfect bus driver.
- The cyclist behind me lands the jump but slams on his brakes and skids to a stop next to my picayune wreck.
- The cameras in the classroom are teaching students to be ever more obedient; that is, to internalize the rules and to accept as legitimate an authority that polices even the most picayune infractions.
- This is not a picayune instance but, in my experience, the industry norm.
- His campaign has been forced to hire paid signature gatherers in a number of states and to shell out huge sums to fend off constant and frequently picayune legal challenges to its petitions.
- I don't suppose many alpinists would have committed such a picayune ascent to paper, but I found the exercise useful.
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