But many people's lives do follow humdrum, dispiriting patterns because we employ too many people doing work that machines should be doing.
Boot chairs, beanbag chairs, and other styles can inspire a redo of a kid's humdrum room.
Hotel Monaco's ideal location near Union Square, San Francisco's theatre district and the Moscone Convention Center means you will never live a humdrum night while staying there.
Playing fun bridal shower games can add a lot to an otherwise humdrum get together.
Plus size slips can make the difference between a humdrum, ill-fitting outfit and an outstanding one.
Shopping frugally never means sacrificing style and going out of your way to dress in a humdrum fashion, but you also want to be sensible about what you pick up.
Creating a tropical bathroom doesn't have to break your budget, and with a little creativity, you can turn a humdrum room into a peaceful oasis.
Beautiful, bold, chic and full of personality, this pair of Prada aviator sun glasses will take the wearer from humdrum to stunning in a nanosecond.
Spending the holidays in New Mexico is an excellent decision if you are looking to break away from the humdrum weather and routine of your hometown.
humdrum reality of everyday life.
The Gosforth routine was fairly humdrum, just performing the usual everyday tasks.
Tropical themes are very trendy because they offer party guests not only an escape from the humdrum activities of daily life but also from common, everyday places.
humdrum, everyday existence.
I like it, reality can be so humdrum.
He's a joy to watch and often worth the entrance money in an otherwise humdrum season.
The constant use of chicory for coffee, and of woad for indigo, was apt to produce a reaction in favour of a humdrum peaceful policy; and yet, by a recent imperial decree, Frenchmen had the prospect of seeing the use of the new and imperfectly made beet sugar enforced from the 1st of January 1813, after which date all cane sugar was excluded as being of British origin.
The session of 1908 opened with Mr Asquith acting avowedly as the prime minister's deputy, and the course of business was itself of a nature to emphasize his claims. After two rather humdrum budgets he was pledged to inaugurate a system of old-age pensions (forming the chief feature of the budget of 1908, personally introduced by him at the beginning of May), and his speech in April on the Licensing Bill was a triumph of clear exposition, though later in the year, after passing the Commons, it was thrown out by the Lords.
Birthday parties can either be wildly successful or placidly humdrum.
humdrum of married life, the bright young men of Spain sought adventure in the Americas or East Indies.
Whatever your reason for visiting Alton Towers leave the humdrum behind, come together and create some everlasting memories!
Is it simply a way for women to escape the humdrum of daily life?
Any job can seem humdrum after a while, and it can be hard to find a way out of your daily routine.
I have many friends from various shores who expand my mind beyond the normal humdrum of Ilford life.
humdrum lives, the Orthodox Church gives them something to dream about, usually their next holiday in Crete or wherever.
Living very humdrum lives, the Orthodox Church gives them something to dream about, usually their next holiday in Crete or wherever.
Coming from a somewhat humdrum industrial context, where corners can often be cut, all this professionalism was a breath of fresh air!
In fact it is distilled in a rather humdrum blackened building that straddles the main road south from Kirkwall.
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