(1) Must I then be a killjoy , a frustrated prude, secretly longing to write articles on porn so that I can sneak a look while publicly tutting?(2) And, that great corrupter, the fear that if you don't laugh you will be seen as a prig and a killjoy .(3) Times change, but only a killjoy would grudge Scots a bit of nostalgic wishful thinking at a time of year ripe for reflection.(4) I'm sure we'll get some responses that brand me a killjoy - that's fine, I probably am - but can they please be accompanied by some reasoned argument.(5) We are not killjoys , but many of the items routinely on sale in the town are not appropriate for a resort which wants to welcome everyone.(6) Generational divisions were eroding and many parents preferred to see themselves as friends of their children rather than the killjoys they considered their own parents had been.(7) We do not want to be dubbed killjoys but we do urge respect and consideration for others and ask parents to take responsibility for their children, ensuring well-intentioned, light-hearted pranks do not get out of hand.(8) Customs officers may remain unpopular among smokers and drinkers who see them as killjoys ready to seize over-the-limit alcohol and cigarettes brought back from holidays.(9) Religious critics lacked fervor and moral authority, while surviving Populist and Progressive skeptics were dismissed as killjoys or cranks.(10) Socialists have no desire to isolate ourselves by being killjoys or spoilsports, but it does help if we understand what we are dealing with.(11) It's meant to be a fun for all occasion to take our mind off the advent of Winter, so let's have no killjoys of any description spoiling it for others.(12) The builders of the Bay Colony were redefined as bigots, prudes, and killjoys .(13) As if the velvety voices were not enough, the choir members also double as drummers, clappers and high-kicking dancers to ensure that not even the most resolute killjoys could resist the magnificent vocal beauty and power of this choir.(14) Talking of killjoys , I see the Food and Drink Federation's latest wheeze for tackling the problem of obesity is to force restaurants and take-aways to carry detailed nutritional information about every dish on their menu.(15) We don't want to be killjoys and in time it may be that we can find a designated area for skateboarders to enjoy themselves but we feel that the town centre is not a suitable place on safety grounds.(16) We routinely portray them as grim, doctrinaire, religious killjoys who lived in a didactic world of the Saved and the Unregenerate.
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