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skwo buhl

  • n  a quarrel about petty points
  • v  argue over petty things

  • A polite family does not squabble, especially when visitors are at home.
  • Rather than squabble unproductively, the brothers, John and Peter parted ways, splitting the family wealth amicably.
  • So the unseemly--and very public--squabble that broke out last week in Washington when the directors of the International Monetary Fund deadlocked over who would become the Fund's .
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  • As Baltimore Pride nears, Mt. Vernon leaders squabble over party limits
    New restrictions in place for annual block party, which some say has gotten out of control A recent squabble between Mount Vernon business owners and community leaders over the limits of a raucous gay pride block party has resulted in new limitations on the celebration this weekend.        
    June 11, 2013 - Baltimore Sun
  • Business owner: Gering’s paving requirement is unfair
    For four months, Gering’s city engineer and a Gering businessman have been going back and forth on a proposed building permit. During Monday’s Gering City Council meeting, the squabble reached new pro
    June 11, 2013 - Scottsbluff Star-Herald
  • Kobe Bryant, Mom Settle Auction House Squabble
    Kobe Bryant has settled his dispute with his mother, Pamela Bryant, conceding that she had the right to consign and sell several of the items that she placed with a New Jersey based auction house. On Monday, Ken Goldin, the owner of Goldin Auctions, said that he’ll be selling six Kobe Bryant items in an [...] Kobe Bryant, Mom Settle Auction House Squabble is a post from: The Inquisitr
    June 10, 2013 - The Inquisitr

  • Gennady Padalka in Scotsman
    Cosmonauts are above the ongoing squabble, no matter what officials decide,said Mr Padalka, a veteran of two space missions.
  • Barack Obama in Neftegaz.RU
    Now that the interfamily squabble is done,Mr. Obama said Wednesday evening at a Manhattan fund-raiser, "all of us can focus on what needs to be done in November."
  • David Gilmour in CNNMoney.com
    Any squabble Roger and the band have had in the past are so petty in this context, and if re-forming for this concert will help focus attention, then it's got to be worthwhile,Gilmour said in a statement on the band's Web site.

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