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  • n  propriety in manners and conduct

  • Opposing her were the forces of decorum and rectitude, represented by Met general manager Joseph Volpe.
  • For a man who normally is the very embodiment of decorum, Juan Carlos' retort to the Venezuelan president "Why don't you shut up?" seemed shockingly uncharacteristic.
  • And for all the palpable excitement in the audience, an unspoken decorum is observed.
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  • LETTER: Bolin disrespected judicial process
    I hope Billy Bolin, Evansville Police Chief, makes the same public plea for participation in court when the Police Merit Board meets to hand down punishment to the next rogue Evansville police officer(s) as he has for a recently convicted man. He is out of line, and his mind, to show so little faith in the judicial system, which he is a part of, to call for a lynch mob decorum in the courtroom ...
    June 11, 2013 - Evansville Courier & Press
  • Lazio stage mock funeral procession for Roma after beating them in Coppa Italia final
    Two weeks ago, Lazio defeated AS Roma in the Coppa Italia final at their shared home, the Stadio Olimpico. Rather than immediately rub the victory into the faces of their fierce Rome rivals, Lazio fans showed the utmost pretend decorum … Continue reading ?
    June 10, 2013 - Dirty Tackle via Yahoo! Sports
  • Chad Johnson gets 30 days in jail for probation violation
    Not since Vincent LaGuardia Gambini found himself repeatedly in contempt has the lack of courtroom decorum had such dire consequences. According to, former NFL receiver Chad Johnson appeared in court today in connection with allegations that he violated probation by failing to keep in touch with his probation officer. Though prosecutors initially wanted Johnson…
    June 10, 2013 - NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk

  • Randy Neugebauer in Los Angeles Times
    In a statement, Neugebauer said, "The House chamber is a place of decorum and respect. The timing and tone of my comment last night was inappropriate."
  • James Clyburn in New York Daily News
    This is about the proper decorum that should take place on the floor of the United States House of Representatives,said Majority Whip James Clyburn (DS.C.).
  • Jim Boeheim in
    The bench decorum rules, which include staying in the prescribed coaching box, have been interpreted in various ways for some time,Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, the president of the National Association of Basketball Coaches, said Thursday....

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