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windbag

the bag in a set of bagpipes, which provides a continuous flow of air to the pipes
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It takes the air out of the pompous windbags of the right.
Along the way, they assess the pros and cons of various styles of meetings, as well as explore critical issues such as decision-making, drawing out reluctant participants, dealing with windbags or autocrats and much more.
One they we you I will suffer no windbags no gods or goddesses in your
Indeed, it is a toss-up who we are supposed to dislike least: the fanatical terrorists dreaming of their heavenly reward of 72 black-eyed virgins, or the pompous, career-obsessed windbags ranged against them.
During this somber season of atonement, assorted windbags take to the airwaves to decry the callous incompetence of American teachers and to label our students as fat, lazy and stupid.
And as much as delusional windbags inspire fear, he may be right.
In The Closing of the American Mind (1987) Allan Bloom attacked the "spiritual detumescence" of the Academy populated by students and professors enslaved to sex and drugs and rock 'n' roll; Roger Kimball took on the "tenured radicals" while Hilton Kramer punctured public intellectuals, and between them this redoubtable duo tilted at the winds of change with such regularity that despite their healthy provocation they were in danger of sounding like windbags of woe.
He says "come and read, be here with me" etc and hell his fucking we accused me of beating on women in December when I got drunk and tod her and the rest of them what windbags they were, etc.
Northern Ireland's politicians are notorious windbags and Mitchell had to sit through, and look interested in, the insufferable huffings, puffings and ritual incantations of the likes of the Rev.
The book, a series of essays poking fun at Limbaugh and other like-minded conservatives, elegantly demonstrates just how effectively political satire can take the wind out of windbags.
Windbags may whinge, but we in Islwyn know that Gwyn Price delivers.
Does anyone care that these mostly unelected windbags are sucking up our money and then flushing it straight down their newfangled eco-toilets?