"stick in the mud"
a person who is dull, old-fashioned, far too serious and will not try new or fun activities
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Two colleagues are talking ...
Colleague 1: Go and ask the boss if he will come and have a little fun at the office party.
Colleague 2: Are you crazy? The boss is way too boring. He never comes to office parties.
Colleague 1: Can't hurt to try.
Colleague 2: In this case, it is futile. The boss is a complete stick in the mud.
Two friends are talking ...
Friend 1: Is that your grandfather flying down the hill on a snow saucer?
Friend 2: Isn't he great. He always loves to have fun and try new things.
Friend 1: Must be great to have a grandpa who isn't such a stick in the mud.
Being a stick in the mud, you decline to go bungee-jumping.
1) I had to go so I didn't look like too much of a stick in the mud.
2) Was his flamboyant style and unorthodoxy all too much for "stick in the mud", blinkered officials and a vengeful media out to cut down the perceived tallest ...
3) And I'm not saying that you have to act like a stick in the mud. You can show the employer your personality while still being professional.
4) For her part, Haines wasn't exactly a stick in the mud either. When she wasn't deftly working one or both of her keyboards at ...
5) I don't think he should be interpreted as a stick in the mud who wants everybody to stay at home.
6) Does social competence mean that I must be a stick in the mud? Moralistic? A prude? Is there no place for being clever?
7) People have accused me of being a stick in the mud and they are right, i don't like change at all.
8) ... was a lot of change happening and he chose to be a stick in the mud - he didn't have the oomph to make the break from his own father ...
9) ... the fault is that of the user, for being a stick in the mud and wanting to drag their knuckles over familiar ground, preferring the thing that worked ...
10) Not to seem like a stick in the mud, but Ireland's fascination with tech entrepreneurs is actually annoying.
11) ... you are a poor old stick in the mud! Go and see life. See the wide world.
12) I am what I call a stick in the mud. Always in the same spot, when you come back.
13) Church leader, no one wants to listen to a serious stick in the mud. You may be Godly and smart, but if you are dull and depressing ...
14) However, in other factors, I'm a proverbial stick in the mud and a mother to the core. I usually stay quiet, content to ...
15) You are so typical and so unoriginal. A stick in the mud.
16) Well, I hate to be a stick in the mud, but I couldn't disagree more with the popular opinion.
17) While most her role was to be a stick in the mud, she could have done something more with her reaction shots.
18) I used to read Bob Parks rants but he's really a stick in the mud and boring to boot.
19) But you need to stop being such a stick in the mud. I mean really, all you ever do is threaten me and complain!
20) If you object to hipster sexism, you're just a stick in the mud who doesn't have a sense of humor. You need to relax and have ...