- n the state of being neat and smart and trim
- n the trait of being neat and orderly
- But with the declining emphasis in schools, neatness is becoming a rarity.
- More weekly haircuts, he asserts, could improve the chances for world peace because "neatness induces a repose in the mind.
- Much of the recorded conversation centered on the fine points of murder, and it was clear that, in the underworld, neatness counts.
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- Reading This From the Airport? Or a Hotel? Don't Be So Proud
You may feel like a road warrior. But all that travel comes at a cost. Here's why. I'm sure you're proud of your drill: the neatness with which you pack bags, the apps you've downloaded to speed check-in and access lounges, the privileges that make world travel easy, efficient, smooth, comfortable. I bet, like me, you get discounts on movies and drinks. You have gained expertise about where the ...
June 20, 2013 - Inc Magazine
- David Freedman in USA Today
Neatness is about suppression,co-author David Freedman says. "It's about having fewer things to stimulate you. Mess is better. It stimulates creativity."
- Clive James in Village Voice
His ambling iambics snap into regularity right when they should, just when they become, as James writes, "Scared into neatness by the wild sublime."
- Geoffrey Blainey in Melbourne Herald Sun
A Victa was great with stubble and rough grass,Mr Blainey said. "It provided neatness to nature strips previously long and rough."