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and ball-buster
1. n. a difficult task; a difficult or trying situation requiring extremely hard work or effort. (Usually objectionable.) That whole construction job was a real ball-breaker. Why should moving furniture end up being such a ball-buster?
2. n. a hard taskmaster; a hard-to-please boss. (Usually objectionable.) Tom gets a day’s work for a day’s pay out of his men, but he’s no ball-breaker. My boss is a ball-buster, but he pays well.
3. n. a female who is threatening to males. (Usually objectionable.) Mrs. Samuels has a terrible reputation as a “ball-breaker.” Wholly deserved, I might add.




and konk-buster (ˈkɔŋkbəstɚ)
1. n. inferior liquor. Jed kept a jar of conk-buster under his bed against night sweats.
2. n. a hard-to-answer question or problem. Man, what you’re asking is really a conk-buster.




1. n. a rough ride; a rough road. This road is a kidney-buster. I wish they’d fix it.
2. n. an uncomfortable or poorly built seat in a vehicle. This kidney-buster is going to ruin my back.


and skull-popper
1. n. a difficult course in school or college. The course was a skull-buster, and I had to drop it.
2. n. a police officer. (Refers to the striking of skulls.) Two skull-poppers came up and started asking questions.
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In addition to ranking #1 in the pet services category, Bark Busters achieved additional 2009 rankings in Entrepreneur, including Franchise 500[R] - #115 ; Top Home-Based Franchises - #27; and America's Top Global Franchises - #118.
Developed specifically for service and delivery organizations, the Bark Busters Dog Safety Program, presented by dog behavioral experts, offers an easy-to-understand and easy-to-apply curriculum with an effective mix of theory on pack law and the canine psyche combined with practical techniques that help employees who encounter dogs as part of their daily routines to stay safe on the job.
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Bark Busters is committed to educating the public on how to interact safely with dogs by helping them to better understand how dogs think, act and communicate," said Liam Crowe, Bark Busters USA COO and master dog behavioral therapist.
Bark Busters USA, the world's largest dog training company, today released its 12 Holiday Tips to help keep the family dog safe and happy for the holidays.
In conjunction with National Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month in October, Bark Busters, the world's largest dog training company, today announced a national program to provide discounted training services to those who adopt a dog this month from a local shelter.
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