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limejuicer

and limey
n. a British sailor; and British citizen, typically a male. (The first one is old. Both are a little derogatory.) Some limey answered the telephone and I could hardly understand what she was saying.

limey

verb
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Limey and refreshing but creamy at the same time (like a great Key lime pie), with hints of grapefruit, spice, and Mandarin orange.
They are unfussy about soil types, making them an alternative to rhododendrons if your soil is too limey to grow acid loving plants.
The remains of sponges, coral, algae and shells formed thick layers of limey mud which became limestone.
It was not too long after a mind-mangling part in the new Death video that Australia's Richie Jackson has signed on to Dekline, joined by the limey legend Oily Todd, whose Static III part is helping to redefine sophisticated sidewalk surfing.
The limey soil, which was churned up in the development of the area seven years ago, would have encouraged them to grow, Mr Davis said.
A pink one should stay pink unless you have a very limey soil, in whichcase it will turn purple.
After heavyweights like Sabbath and Zep, he claims, Brit rock lost touch with the blues source; Limey bands reverted to their innate state of rhythmic ignorance, resulting in postpunk guitar outfits that sounded more like "electric busking" than rock, and in synth-pop units with drum machines.
Bursting with hallmark gooseberry, passion fruit and a limey zestiness, it is herbaceous with a rich tropical palate.
Since then, he has appeared in such movies as The Hit, Wall Street, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Star Wars: Episode One - The Phantom Menace, Bowfinger and The Limey.
But as Tom Brady's golden arm found its range to take down St Louis Rams, and American football made its annual incursion into Limey hearts and wallets, there was a scent of revolution.
If your soil is limey you could grow them in large tubs using ericaceous compost.
Mel Cottrell, St Austell, Cornwall HONEYSUCKLES 2 do not do well against hot walls as the soil is often dry and limey from old mortar washing into the ground, so plants are weak and vulnerable to attack by aphids and fall victim to diseases.
Also in there are such wonderfully exotic publications as the Chickasha News, from Grady County in Oklahoma, but as far as I can see (though I am prepared to be proved wrong) the little old Examiner appears to be the only limey news outlet being made privy to this information.
THE LIMEY THIS overlooked Steven Soderbergh thriller from 1999 sees Terence Stamp do the best strangulated Cockney accent since Dick Van Dyke got his bonce stuck up a chimney in Mary Poppins.