On The Real Housewives of New York City, Alex McCord has morphed from wallflower to rabble-rouser.
Specifically: the second it appeared in that trailer for The Perks of Being a wallflower.
But Michele Bachmann, who has been a wallflower of late, may point the way to a more efficacious line of attack: crony capitalism.
The legendary singer, who died Sunday, was no wallflower when it came to defending herself against racial slurs.
His anthology, On Film Festivals (wallflower Press), was published in 2009.
Her skin was of the hue and smoothness of crudded cream, where not sunburnt to the brown of the wallflower.
A wallflower had forced itself into root on the sill of a giant oriel.
How fair carnation and wallflower the borders of the garden line!
One plant of the wallflower in the garden would have covered it.
A beautiful girl in church on Sunday mornings, but a wallflower at a dance.
A person, esp a woman, who is peripheral and uncourted at a dance, party, etc: the homely and ugly girls who were called wall-flowers (1820+)