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screwup

Vox populi Opportunity for improvement
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Yet no government screwup is so colossal that it can't be used to justify yet more government.
He enters the Army as Epp, a name he chose for job-application purposes, but soon requests to change it back, a move that only confuses the Army and adds to his general impression as a screwup. He has, after all, lost the thirty-nine inductees he was supposed to escort to their first station.
The emotional charge of the Doctor's righteous shame and fury at his screwup son was better suited to Medea's response to Jason's want of gratitude, Orestes' to Clytemnestra's murderous treachery." A clunky way to make the simple point that the father overreacted.
But Olympic personnel had every opportunity to catch the screwup prior to the pipeline rupture and the spilling of gasoline, which correctly functioning relief values would have minimized.
I suppose it was because Lamping was the focus of the discussion that I managed to make such a significant screwup. But that doesn't matter.
One screwup and handstands for the rest of the year failed to redeem you.
But the smallest screwup, and it hangs over your head for the rest of your career."
A screwup with our airline tickets kept Judy and me from sitting with each other, but I figured that was a sign that I should work on the speech I promised Paul.
Naske and Herman Slotnick, the road melted with the spring thaw of 1969, eroding the underlying permafrost and causing the biggest screwup in the history of mankind in the Arctic."
"You guys have been getting a free ride," one vendor shouted, even after Cooney apologized for what she called a 'massive screwup' in booth set-up by the exhibition broker.
The response of BATFE was to argue that this was a one-time screwup; that they do not normally operate this way.