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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.
HOW THE SLACK/SALESFORCE DEAL STACKS UP TO HISTORY’S OTHER BIG TECH ACQUISITIONSJEFFDECEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
Bereft theatergoers clicked on, but the offerings often look stodgy.
WITH PLAYHOUSES DARK, INTERACTIVE THEATER ONLINE IS LIGHTING THINGS UPPETER MARKSOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Apple now pays a quarterly dividend, a step Jobs resisted partly because he associated shareholder payments with stodgy companies that were past their prime.
APPLE CEO TIM COOK IS FULFILLING ANOTHER STEVE JOBS VISIONRACHEL SCHALLOMAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
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.
THE ADVENTURES OF ELIZABETH IN RGENELIZABETH VON ARNIM
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.
ROSINANTE TO THE ROAD AGAINJOHN DOS PASSOS
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