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  • s  characterized by dignity and propriety

  • Once stately and even staid, a very citadel of culture in California, San Francisco has been scarred repeatedly in recent years by outbreaks of violence and turmoil.
  • The rumpled, cigar-puffing Volcker has become the staid financial community's first superstar.
  • Kutaragi's flamboyant management style has raised some eyebrows within the staid halls of Sony.
News & Articles

  • Wisconsin employee allegedly embezzled $117,000 for escort services
    Working at Kohler Co., the plumbing fixtures company, apparently was a bit staid for a Sheboygan man, who prosecutors say tried to embezzle more than $117,000 to fly escorts from Las Vegas to the Milwaukee area and for other expenses related to that enterprise.
    June 7, 2013 - Pioneer Press
  • Wisconsin employee allegedly embezzled $117,000 for escort services
    Working at Kohler Co., the plumbing fixtures company, apparently was a bit staid for a Sheboygan man, who prosecutors say tried to embezzle more than $117,000 to fly escorts from Las Vegas to the Milwaukee area and for other expenses related to that enterprise.
    June 7, 2013 - Pioneer Press
  • Kohler Co. employee charged with embezzling $117,000 for escort services
    Working at Kohler Co. apparently was a bit staid for a Sheboygan man, who prosecutors say tried to embezzle more than $117,000 to fly escorts from Las Vegas to the Milwaukee area, and for other expenses related to that enterprise.
    June 6, 2013 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Quotes

  • Patricia Heaton in PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)
    Heaton says, "The East Coast anchors are all a little staid and conservative."
  • Jon Stewart in Philadelphia Inquirer
    In an Inquirer interview last year, Stewart said that compared to The Colbert Report, The Daily Show is "more of the staid mothership. . . . Part of the joy of being in character is you can get away with things others cannot. Though a lot of that is...
  • Andrew Davies in ic Wales
    Mr Davies, who was struck in the right eye, added: "You don't expect that sort of thing. Kenilworth is always thought of as being a rather staid sort of place. It only partly is - we have our fair share of yobs, but not many serious criminals."

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