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- n. A person who apple-polishes
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“Sure,” I said after a few moments, “if you're really serious about becoming an obsequious, brown-nosing, apple-polisher like me.”
So, is Gates a closet ideologue who shares his real views only with like-minded individuals like Casey or is he a skilled apple-polisher who curries favor with those above him by leaving them little presents like the Nicaragua-bombing memo for Casey?
He also found the shifty little apple-polisher who passed as a captain in the New Model Army.
It's showing her exactly what she can get away with, and allowing it - which, in addition to pushing my apple-polisher buttons, is not indicated therapeutically.
After my lunchtime nap beneath a tree at the nearest square I stil think you're an apple-polisher, backscratcher, bootlicker, kowtower and teacher's pet. if "brown-noser" isn't harsh enough - what term would you use to describe his activity?
(Lol) IMO, that's as over the top as i've seen ANY apple-polisher go to gain Ted's attention in all the years i've posted on these threads