But Boredom, defensively subtitled A Lively History, is in fact a spirited, no-nonsense guide to a surprisingly contentious topic.
The no-nonsense jurist, who made a reported $45 million last year, is committed to continuing her show at least through 2013.
The no-nonsense Belvin Perry Jr. presided over the tangled proceedings with aplomb.
A good-looking woman, she maintained a no-nonsense approach on her pioneering digs in south-east Anatolia.
But I was probably best-known for relentlessly pushing a no-frills, no-nonsense investment philosophy.
"I've been looking around," Malone said in what he hoped was a grim, no-nonsense tone.
He was as much a "no-nonsense" fellow, in his way, as a magistrate, or a minister.'
With their compact bodies and no-nonsense mannerisms they were recognizably Pyrran.
They mostly had a no-nonsense look about them, as if they were not going to be satisfied with more oratory.
He won't be capable of taking a no-nonsense, dogmatic, black-and-white stand.
"not tolerating foolishness, businesslike," 1928," from phrase to stand no nonsense, which is attested from 1821, originally in sporting slang.