Mad Hatter

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Mad Hatter

A CEO or other major executive who is not trusted and whose ability to lead is being questioned. A mad hatter may soon be fired. See also: Golden handshake.
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Briggs's brother, a radical hatter and grocer, called his sister a purse-proud aristocrat, because she would not advance a part of her capital to stock his shop; and she would have done so most likely, but that their sister, a dissenting shoemaker's lady, at variance with the hatter and grocer, who went to another chapel, showed how their brother was on the verge of bankruptcy, and took possession of Briggs for a while.
And to say the truth, there is, in all points, great difference between the reasonable passion which women at this age conceive towards men, and the idle and childish liking of a girl to a boy, which is often fixed on the outside only, and on things of little value and no duration; as on cherry-cheeks, small, lily-white hands, sloe-black eyes, flowing locks, downy chins, dapper shapes; nay, sometimes on charms more worthless than these, and less the party's own; such are the outward ornaments of the person, for which men are beholden to the taylor, the laceman, the periwig-maker, the hatter, and the milliner, and not to nature.
Ask the perfumers, ask the blacking-makers, ask the hatters, ask the old lottery-office-keepers--ask any man among 'em what my poetry has done for him, and mark my words, he blesses the name of Slum.
The Hatter first appeared in the novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, published in 1865.
David Braithwaite, site manager at Saltholme, said: "We hope Alice and the Hatter will help people realise what a wildlife wonderland Saltholme is, as well as encouraging people to spend more time outside enjoying the reserve.
Young shoppers are invited to meet Alice and the Hatter as they join the Metrognomes for their new show.
Drill results show the Hatter Graben veins occur in a robust and wide east-west trending structural zone containing several sub-parallel bonanza-grade veins similar to the Gwenivere and Clementine vein systems that the Company is currently developing underground.
The hatter visited Selly Oak Trust School in Oak Tree Lane, Selly Oak, to invite 65 youngsters to a special charity bash at Birmingham Botanical Gardens on July 14.
Breathing in its fumes was certainly not to be recommended, but for the hatter it was one of the many hazards of the trade.
8 million ounces of gold) and the Hatter mineralized area located 1.
I want a clean cup", says the Hatter, "let's all move on one place".
That was a bit more Aberdeen, and Tim Burton and I talked about the Hatter being made up of different people and going to extremes, go dark and dangerous with the Scottish accent.