Cowboy

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Cowboy

A slang term for an employee who is hard to manage either because he/she does not work well with others, has a difficult personality, or for some other reason.
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You can bet that when the old cowpoke rides off into the sunset one of these days singing ``Happy Trails to You,'' he will take no responsibility for the continuing failures of the LAUSD or the bloated salaries and bureaucracy he's created.
Getting out of my Hi Lux I am really only a good rupture away from a mid-west cowpoke.
Conveniently add this cowpoke experience to your train reservations by calling 1-800-293-7245 or book on-line at http://www.
Epic Western directed by the legendary Howard Hawks, with veteran cowpoke John Wayne playing a pioneer cattleman obsessed with reaching Missouri where he plans to sell his herd.
A cowpoke drives his cattle to the Canadian border, but the corrupt sheriff of a backwoods town commandeers the herd.
Of course, it was another gay role, playing a confused cowpoke in Brokeback Mountain, that really made his name.
Other favorites like flaky buttermilk-cheddar biscuits with ancho chile gravy and Berkshire pork Stroganoff with potato ravioli will keep your inner cowpoke happy.
A salad of soft vegetables and beansprouts complemented everything and I was one happy cowpoke.
Directed by Wim Winders and written by Sam Shepard (who also plays Howard), this lonesome cowpoke story has its moments of visual beauty, but fails to capture the magic of the first Wenders-Shepard collaboration, 1984's intimate Western "Paris, Texas.
I mean, here she is, a concert pianist right up there at the Miss America level, working for that cowpoke in the nest of vipers they used to call the White House.
Face it, there's nothing pokey about the cowpoke business.