crocodile tears


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crocodile tears

crocodile said to weep after devouring prey. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 383; Mercatante, 9–10]
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On the more than slightly out there tip comes the Mumps Crocodile Tears 7" on Sympathy for the Record Industry.
Most of the characters are insincere--the title character, early on, sheds crocodile tears at the reported death of her husband, Claudius--so the 20th-century touches in the stylized sets and urban-chic costumes did not clash with the fundamental sophistication of the piece.
Whitehorn and her fellow terrorist activists have been crying buckets of crocodile tears in letter-writing campaigns to Congress and newspapers conc erning the plight of poor Bottom/Muntaqin.
Even if you don't believe there's a realistic threat of armed racial conflict, you'd better believe there is a high probability of economic and social decline that will blight the nation's future far more surely than the federal deficit over which so many crocodile tears are shed.
They shed crocodile tears when told they aren't going to manage people.
Now that they are forced to confront the consequences of their complicity, we see grand gestures and crocodile tears coming from these liberals.
We are particularly disgusted by the crocodile tears being shed by Raynor over the alleged attempted 'takeover' by UNITE HERE of valuable assets and real estate which the ILGWU - not Raynor's ACTWU - had brought to the ill-fated 1995 merger between ACTWU and ILGWU which formed UNITE.
TONY Blair deserves an Oscar for his performance regarding the outcome of the Chilcot Inquiry but he fooled no one with his crocodile tears.
But, in the meantime, perhaps he would do well to shut up as people can see right through him and the floods of crocodile tears.
I wonder how many of our Northern MPs will accept this excellent rise and how many will donate it to a Northern charity instead, since they are shedding crocodile tears about child poverty here.
They are not the first caught and no doubt not the last, but crocodile tears are no good now.
Another Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire makes the top 10, as well as Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney, Anthony Horowitz novel Crocodile Tears which features 15-year-old spy Alex Rider, and Rick Riordan's fourth Percy Jackson book, Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth.