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Buying Red Hat, a company known for an innovative open-source approach to computing, offered hope that IBM could shake up its stodgy culture and reclaim its reputation as a tech leader.
Bereft theatergoers clicked on, but the offerings often look stodgy.
Apple now pays a quarterly dividend, a step Jobs resisted partly because he associated shareholder payments with stodgy companies that were past their prime.
There is none of the usual 'stodginess' of history in his chapters.
FIFTY YEARS OF GOLFHORACE G. HUTCHINSON
Though her feet and hands were small in the extreme, they could not counteract the effect of that betraying stodginess of figure.
LIFE ON THE STAGECLARA MORRIS
If she gave the whole village work, was it too far gone in its unspurred stodginess to be roused to carrying it out?
THE SHUTTLEFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
But it is this very stodginess that makes it, if you love Wordsworth, the perfect book where there can be only one.
In literature we have stodginess in style and decadence in morals, and vers libre, that is to say, no verse at all.
YOUR NEGRO NEIGHBORBENJAMIN BRAWLEY
His theatre is beginning to pander to foreign tastes, to be ashamed of itself, to take on respectability and stodginess.

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