I'm a big old nelly who hates flying and am likely to be sweating like a fat girl on a hot day.
It just so happens there are enough nervous nellies in the Labor and National Parties to ensure that such a proposal would not get up.
Along the way he reformed administrative law, updated the evidence laws and introduced youth conferencing; he also gave gay law reform and defamation law a red hot shot, before being scotched by the nervous nellies in Cabinet Office.
The inability of these nervous nellies to hold their peace for a couple of months and save their moaning for the appropriate ALP forum is seriously hampering the ALP's chances of victory on November 10.
Wait till you had the bandage ready, and the whole reform opportunity would be suffocated by nervous nellies .
Were the nervous nellies and the backside coverers more persuasive?
Do we have a crew of nervous nellies running the country?
Is it any wonder that he gets impatient with the nervous nellies from the old nations who think they have a bit more experience with wars designed to bring peace to the world, and are reluctant to jump into yet another one.
That's code to nervous Coalition nellies , is it not, to hold their nerve?
We're raising a generation of nervous nellies .