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Though the least common, nearly one in 10 employees (8%) are stuck working for Plodders.
WATCHING Gordon Brown and George Osborne at the Leveson Inquiry I was struck by what dull, uninspiring plodders they both were.
Big Dustin is making his St Judedebutatatightcoursewhere conservative plodders tend to enjoymoresuccessthanaggressivepowerhouseslikehim.
In truth the Magpies deserved a draw for their second-half performance of character but both teams looked what they are - relegation plodders.
It's an odd place to stage a Champions League Final, but no odder than seeing plodders like Wes Brown, Owen Hargreaves and Darren Fletcher playing in one.
Some funds mentioned are terrible plodders, but maybe that is why they are chosen for long-term savings schemes.
If that happens, the thinking goes, the quick early fractions will kill off horses like Brother Derek and give less talented plodders a chance to run them down.
Up at muddy Carlisle the plodders will be in their element and it's no surprise to see Mary Reveley send out old Turnpole (3.
The most important thing is to make sure they get assembly members of a decent calibre, not party hacks and time-served council plodders.
Recently introduced are the Mixer line, with one horizontal mixing shaft, screw-shaped mixing elements rotating in a trough and top feeding, and the Duplex Twin Worm Vacuum Plodder DVZ, duplex twin worm plodders in a series connected with a vacuum chamber, suitable for soaps with pasty properties or for high production rates.
There may have been some dull and decent plodders and a couple of clever types in the family in the past - apparently Dr Samuel Johnson thought quite highly of a Hervey he met at Lichfield - but they seem to be outnumbered by libertines, licentious seducers and crooks.
If the fans believe the team will suddenly transform from inconsistent mid-table plodders to the quality of Man United or the Gunners, they probably think that Hoddle can walk on water too.