But the leader's speech today will effectively quash any idea that he will go quietly.
But he was unable to quash the redundancy rumours.
In other worldly news, let me quash a nasty rumour right here and now.
The jury convicted and the Court of Appeal refused to quash the conviction.
The court of appeal may dismiss the appeal, quash the judgment, or request a retrial by a trial court.
Application was made for leave to move for judicial review to quash this decision, but leave was refused.
Steiner will undoubtedly exercise his executive powers and quash any nascent independence declaration, yet the damage is already done.
Three judges will then decide to either quash the conviction, reject the appeal or order a retrial.
Also in these proceedings permission was sought by the Claimant to apply for judicial review to quash the decision letter on the Claimant's costs application.
A demolitions expert has spoken out to quash concerns over dust coming from a Colchester building site, which contains asbestos.