In Letter, Warren Buffett Concedes a Tough Year
By DAVID SEGAL
In his annual letter to shareholders, Warren E. Buffett chided himself but also needled regulators and chief executives.
QUOTATION OF THE DAY
"I shouldn’t have to start each Christmas morning with a needle nose pliers and wire cutters."
JEFFREY P. BEZOS, the Amazon founder and a supporter of easy-to-open packaging.
Wikipedia article "Needle-nose pliers".Needle-nose pliers (also known as Long-nose pliers and Pinch Nose Pliers) are both cutting and gripping pliers used by electricians and other tradesmen to bend, re-position and cut wire. Their namesake long gripping nose provides excellent control and reach for fine work in small or crowded electrical enclosures,
provoke or annoy someone. Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.
https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/give_someone_the_needleprovoke or annoy someone. Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.
verb [T] FORMAL
to speak to someone severely because they have behaved badly:
She chided him for his bad manners.
verb [T] INFORMAL
to annoy someone, especially by repeated criticism:
His mother was always needling him about getting a job.