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(limp) dishrag

n. a totally helpless person; a cowardly and spineless person. He’s sweet, but he’s a dishrag.
See also: dishrag, limp

dishrag

verb
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What will happen when my stack of dishrags is finally gone?
Run your sponge, dishrag, or scouring pad through the dishwasher.
Why does mommy get up at 3:00 in the morning, feeling like a dishrag, to come in and change or feed you?
Cotton dishrags required 30 seconds when dry but 3 minutes when wet.
At the American Society for Microbiology meeting in New Orleans last May, Enriquez and his coworkers reported finding that most of the 75 dishrags and 325 sponges from home kitchens that they have sampled harbor large numbers of virulent bacteria (SN: 5/25/96, p.
Using disinfecting wipes once a day instead of dishrags, sponges or paper towels, can also stop bacteria from spreading from one surface to another.
This man who promised day-care centres and creches for working women and abortion on demand was the darling of the feminists while he treated women like dishrags - a quickie here, a feel there, a grope somewhere else.
I don't remember the dishrags, but please, the body doesn't lie.
Items like paper towels or dishrags are not sterile and can contaminate a wound with germs.
One research team revealed that kitchen sponges and dishrags may develop into rich reservoirs of germs.
In the kitchen it can replace dishrags used for cleaning dirty pots and pans, and it can be used xvith spray cleaners on counter tops, appliances, cook tops and even floors.
And after their football eligibility was over, or if they were injured, they were thrown away like dirty dishrags.
She states that you should place wet clothes in the basket in this order: sheets, tablecloths, pants and jeans, towels, tee-shirts, hand towels, washrags, dishrags, underwear, then lastly, socks.
Gone are those magnificent French banknotes that were always either too big for your wallet - if you were flush - or grimy, tatty tiny dishrags if you weren't.
Louis Cardinals (winners of three pennants between 1964 and 1968) his latter trips onto October's stage came for the once-woebegone Phillies, truly destiny's dishrags.