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moldy fig

n. an old-fashioned person; a square. Don’t be a moldy fig! Lighten up!
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With knowledge comes power and our team at Bulletproof Films is proud to provide MOLDY as a important tool in our continued commitment to educate the world about the science of human performance.
After tenant Amanda Bonnen posted on her Twitter feed that her landlord Horizon Group Management "thinks it's OK" to sleep in a moldy apartment, Horizon sued her for defamation over the tweet.
Some moldy tomatoes in your pizza,ketchup, or pasta sauce are probably not going to kill anyone, but when tomatoes or tomato products get moldy at home, many consumers gag as they throw them away.
McNeil Consumer Healthcare is expanding its recall of several over-the-counter medications following an investigation into complaints that some products had a moldy smell and caused temporary GI symptoms.
It features anti-folk artist Kimya Dawson or her band the Moldy Peaches on nine of its 19 songs.
1 -- color) Moldy Marvin sits in his custom 1954 Chevy Bel Air at his Littlerock home.
According to Allen, some ancient Egyptian doctors recommended putting moldy bread on wounds, which suggests that they had stumbled onto the principle behind penicillin--an antibiotic derived from a type of mold.
Clear out old stored papers and fabrics that can become moldy.
Apartment management was found to have failed to follow industry guidelines in the cleaning of the damp and moldy condition.
These include hand sorting peanuts and discarding visibly moldy or damaged ones; sun drying the peanuts on fiber mats rather than directly on the ground to reduce contact with ground moisture; storing peanuts in sacks made from breathable natural fibers rather than moisture-retaining plastic; storing the sacks on wooden pallets to avoid contact with the ground; and treating the ground beneath the pallets with insecticide.
What I find amazing is that the other parties bound to be affected by the financial fallout of moldy properties--real estate investors, lenders, developers, and ratings agencies--have not taken the hint from insurers and moved equally fast to reduce their risks.
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Trading Fours With the Moldy Figs" has a musical "Bigbad Wolf" trading notes with an old-time New Orleans jazz band.
Moldy walls and peeling plaster greet dancers warming up in the practice rooms.