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The once stodgy Television Academy, which votes on the Emmys, continued its recent trend of recognizing new hits and zeitgeist-capturing programming.
THE EMMY NOMINATIONS ACTUALLY REFLECT SOME OF THIS YEAR’S BEST TV (WITH A FEW ‘EMILY IN PARIS’-TYPE EXCEPTIONS)INKOO KANGJULY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
People over profitSteve Hyde, CEO of 360xec, talked about the coronavirus crisis exposing companies who had “camouflaged” stodgy, legacy-based leadership structures.
FUTURE OF WORK FORUM RECAP: CORONAVIRUS CRISIS FORCING LEADERSHIP TO EVOLVEDIGIDAY EDITORSFEBRUARY 12, 2021DIGIDAY
Hoosh is a stodgy, porridge-like mixture of pemmican, dried biscuit and water, brought to the boil and served hot.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Nothing can be more stodgy, more wearisome, more unprofitable, more away from all the finer ends of dramatic art.
IMPRESSIONS AND COMMENTSHAVELOCK ELLIS
In fact he was a publican who was bound to serve stodgy food as well as exhilarating drink.
THE ENGLISH NOVELGEORGE SAINTSBURY
They're so stodgy and unconvincing and as out-of-date as tunes in music.
MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND VOL. IV OF IV.CHARLES L. GRAVES
Well, I'm not stodgy any longer, Esme Falconer; you've reformed me.
THE FIREFLY OF FRANCEMARION POLK ANGELLOTTI
Fat mothers and stodgy fathers fussed over baskets and progeny.
THE READJUSTMENTWILL IRWIN
Husband and wife will not take each other for granted; they will not become stodgy or commonplace or stereotyped.
THE GOOD HOUSEKEEPING MARRIAGE BOOKVARIOUS
There had even been a Christmas tree, hung with stodgy German angels and Pfeffernuesse and pink-frosted cakes.
DAWN O'HARA, THE GIRL WHO LAUGHEDEDNA FERBER
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