When one of his staff resigns because she finds the municipal office an uninteresting and boring place, he willingly takes up a project to reclaim a stinking swamp and construct a children's park there.
Seasonal etiquette says you start pretty early with champagne - crack open a can of beer at the breakfast table and you look like a stinking drunk, but fire open one of these puppies and it's the height of naughty decadence.
This blight was caused by a fungus, Phytophthora infestans, and its effect, where it took hold, was to destroy crops almost completely, leaving farmers with nothing but stinking black rotten remains of the tubers.
One of his French prisoners has escaped - and it pitches the unfortunate Jerrold into a pell-mell race across England in a pursuit that takes him from the stinking marshes of Chatham to the wilds of Dartmoor.
Slithering slowly out of a stinking sewer, an unexpected guest to the city's streets - a King snake - gave passers-by an all-mighty shock.
‘The month of August could see stinking piles of rubbish on Dublin's streets,’ she said yesterday.
Everybody perceives wheelclampers as stinking , rotten people but we do give consideration.
He never writing a story at all and the Times treating the whole thing like a pile of stinking garbage in which they didn't want to dip their finely manicured hands is just shocking.
A severe attack usually coincides with a stinking hangover and can start as early as midday, from whence I will spend the rest of the weekend brooding on the inevitability of Monday morning.
Now I just wish that all three main parties would stop with the waffle and recrimination and concentrate instead on what has become one huge stinking mess because of total and utter lack of any thought as to what comes after war.