(1) Anthony loved it but, as customers are wont to do, he insisted I name the drink.(2) Harty, as is a poacher's wont , removed any dubiety by forcing the ball into the back of the net, before running off in pursuit of the acclaim.(3) John spoke briefly, but sincerely, as is his wont .(4) Shearer, as is his wont , scored against Leeds, just as he had done twice at Elland Road on the opening day of the season, just as he had for Southampton and Blackburn so often before.(5) I went into college today, as is my wont , to study English.(6) Tom Wood ruled the vast Citadel Theatre Shoctor Stage as he is wont .(7) The ball was old and the pitch was slow and Jones, as was his wont , was moving around the crease to disrupt the bowler's line. Jack decided to stand up to the stumps.(8) First an apology - I have a number of new blogs linking to me, and I haven't yet reciprocated nor given their blogs a quick one-line review, as is my wont .(9) Gerry, as was his wont , recalled some of the stories of the old days in the Mayo News, the ‘hot metal’ days as he would always describe them.(10) As is often the wont of those who have succeeded through factional alliances, when ambition calls, the instinct is to disown your own and condemn others.(11) Their supporters had settled for a draw when, with the whistle already between the referee's lips, Owen ghosted in unnoticed, as is his wont , to nod in a cross from Joe Cole.(12) As is their wont , Melrose will no doubt withdraw into themselves and adopt a siege mentality, blaming referees and everybody else for problems which are of their own making.(13) As is his wont , Latapy drifts left when he is getting bogged down in the middle and, from the wing position, he cut in past his man for Grant Brebner to flick his low cross behind Mampaey.(14) But certainly in the first half City, as is their wont , refused to wallow in self-pity and played like a side determined to make light of any inconveniences.(15) Well, linguistician that I am, my first thoughts set me to playing about with semantics and, as is my wont on these occasions, to casting my thoughts back to the bard.(16) The good General frames it perfectly, as is his wont ; but don't get lazy, do click through to the original SFGate item.