"Negative," said the voice from the Pentagon, irritatingly GI.
She spoke to the horse, who moved on at an irritatingly slow pace.
He was a man of middle age, irritatingly careless about his appearance.
"I cannot wait so long, old man," said Edwards irritatingly.
So the man lay still and suffered, not intensely, but irritatingly.
And his questions were to the point, and irritatingly categorical.
Harry laughed, and so irritatingly that had his name been Thomas I should have struck him.
"O, come off—come off—that's more o' your old five-to-one gas," said Si irritatingly.
"I didn't think he was such a stiff, Barney," she said in an irritatingly pleasant voice.
They were the longest, the dullest, the dreariest, the most irritatingly undelighting weeks that he had ever lived through.