So Rangel, bereft of that narrative, chose instead to question the intelligence of a pesky, inquisitorial journalist.
The problem: pesky state child labor laws requiring that minors work a maximum eight hours a day when school is not in session.
Isn't it time Kate took a lesson from her grandmother-in-law and weighted down those skirts against the pesky wind?
Vexatious; annoying; pesty
[1775+; origin unknown]