He was comely in countenance, bulky and strong in person, and in the flower of his age yet inanimate in expression, dull-eyed, heavy-browed, inactive and sluggish in all his motions, and so slow in resolution, that the soubriquet
of one of his ancestors was conferred upon him, and he was very generally called Athelstane the Unready.
The first bits were 'A' block and 'B' block, so when the Otley Arms opened as such, it was given the soubriquet
of 'O' block, and many times I would meander down there with my best friend Jon Chase (now the world famous science rapper Oort Kuiper), where we would enjoy a placid pint.
For this incident, Palmer acquired the soubriquet
Afterwards, they reconnected the battery, put a bit of diesel in the fuel tank and the car drove off, earning it the soubriquet
of the indestructible car.
And while she has not earned the soubriquet
of national treasure or Britain's sweetheart, she has emerged from the shadows of the past.
That was how the US pilot won the soubriquet
of "The Man Who Saved Tel Aviv.
has become the primary business perception in the US and European markets but has a negative connotation as a symbol of cheap and low-end products.
Perhaps Messi would prefer for people to have chosen a more flattering creature for his soubriquet
, while the poster girl of the US women's football team Alex Morgan may not be keen on being called aACAyBaby Horse'.
It was her exquisite interiors by designer Arthur Davis which gave her the "Ship Beautiful" soubriquet
He also invokes Mirza Ghalib, the 19th century Delhi poet, referring to his rich secular soubriquet
of Varanasi as the "Kaba-E-Hindustan" (Mecca of India).
After contesting two unsuccessful local elections as a Labour candidate, she was elected in 1921, becoming Wolverhampton's first woman councillor and, by triumphantly waving a red flag from the town hall balcony, earning herself the soubriquet