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That makes a lot of sense, said Ms. Maliar, the criminologist, who said the war and economic hardship had put a lot of people on a short fuse.
While airline delays tend to spark short fuses, passengers seemed particularly magnanimous Monday morning.
Characters include a diva with a short fuse, an overemotional director and an anxious playwright.
Now approaching middle age, the player complained of memory lapses and a short fuse—symptoms associated with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a neurodegenerative disease linked to repetitive brain trauma.
Hinch ejected — Here’s one thing Astros and Rangers’ fans can agree on: umpire Joe West has a short fuse.
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