But he hasn't got no use for any of the guys that gets a cranky play in on him; he won't stand it.
He always was stubborn as an off ox and cranky as a windlass.
He's as straight and square and honest as he is obstinate and cranky.
And if you think Ferdinand's the man to give in to a cranky Khedive, you're much mistaken.
He had been given only a mild shock, but it had been ...