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McDonald’s accompanied the release with an expensive marketing campaign that iterated, then reiterated, that this “burger with the grownup taste” was not for childish palates.The Arch Deluxe Was a Hell of a Burger. It Was Also McDonald’s Most Expensive Flop.|Jeremy Glass|July 23, 2021|Eater
Tim was goofy and childish, whereas Jill, his wife, was always ready – with a disapproving scowl, a snappy remark and seemingly endless stores of patience – to bring him back in line.Why Are Sitcom Dads Still So Inept?|LGBTQ-Editor|June 17, 2021|No Straight News
There’s something about when you’re a parent and your children get sick, they get more childish.These Mothers Wanted to Care for Their Kids and Keep Their Jobs. Now They're Suing After Being Fired|Eliana Dockterman|March 3, 2021|Time
If anything, the only real surprise was that these childish actions were coming from a sitting member of Congress.Why the Equality Act Matters For Our Family—And For Many Others Across America|Marie Newman and Evie Newman|March 3, 2021|Time
Resorting to Santa, a childish character in whom adults should not believe, shows how desperate I was.2021 is the year to dream big|Michael K. Lavers and Yariel Valdés González|December 31, 2020|Washington Blade
We are not "equal" and you are not an ally if this is the childish base of your notions.The Unbearable Whiteness of Protesting|Rawiya Kameir, Judnick Mayard|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The slimy, childish, petulant Viserys starts off as a symbol of everything about Targaryen rule Westeros has rejected.
Why turn a genuine good-news story into an expression of childish pettiness?What Is William and Harry's Problem With The Press?|Tom Sykes|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It seems to be attempting satire in the vein of a Grand Theft Auto game, but, like GTA is occasionally, it just seems childish.A Study in Xbox One Violence: Dead Rising 3 Vs. Ryse: Son of Rome|Alec Kubas-Meyer|December 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The gorgeous sushi chef he meets and falls in love with, Mi-do (Kang Hye-jung), is equally silly and childish.What Asian Film Remakes Like ‘Oldboy’ Get Wrong|Jimmy So|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In this case, I suspect, there was co-operant a strongly marked childish characteristic, the love of producing an effect.
One of the simplest of these childish tricks is the invention of an excuse for not instantly obeying a command, as "Come here!"
There is, perhaps, in this childish suffering often something more than the sense of being homeless and outcast.
Could this be the safe old house in which childish days had passed, in which all around were always friendly and familiar faces?Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Here, as in so many of these childish admirations, we have to do not with a purely æsthetic perception.