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all wool and no shoddy

1. Of a person, very honorable. Of course Paul reported the crime he witnessed—he's all wool and no shoddy.
2. Of an object, high quality. That product already broke! It's not all wool and no shoddy, that's for sure.
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all wool and no shoddy

Rur. one hundred percent good quality. Everything Mary sells is the best there is, all wool and no shoddy. John's a good man through and throughall wool and no shoddy.
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The Ministry of Finance (MOF) emphasizes that such revision aims to protect public health in Taiwan by curbing production and sales of shoddy tobacco and alcoholic products via heavier penalties.
The King Shoddy Show is at Mac, Cannon Hill Park, until April 6 (daily 12 noon-6pm; admission free).
The acoustic substrate was cotton shoddy (40% to 90% cotton) made from shredded clothing.
What's more, shoddy repairs can put consumers at risk of serious injury or death.
Bringing the Quality Mark scheme to the people of Wales would send a clear signal to cowboy builders that we will not stand for shoddy workmanship or consumer rip-offs,'' he said.
An addition to the company's line of DiamondKote mold release agents for shoddy pad contains no solvents and is therefore 100% VOC-free.
We do not know whether [Chewco's shoddy accounting standards] resulted from bad judgment or carelessness," the internal Enron investigative report stated, "or whether it was caused by Kopper or other Enron employees putting their own interests ahead of obligations to Enron.
While drafting the legal arguments into the outbreak in the UK, I was amazed at how shoddy and ill-prepared the contingency plans were, " he said.
But if the company's treatment of terminated workers is shoddy, its "goodwill in the marketplace" will suffer, according to the Five O'Clock Club, a New York-based career counseling network,
The vortex effect here is viewed from on high--as if from an airplane--and washes of sheer white lend an air of flimsiness and weight-lessness, as if to indicate the shoddy construction of all that is exploding outward.
Steve Marshall, Railtrack's chief executive, called the Government's action shoddy and unacceptable and protested: "You can't mug a company and get away with it.
As we revealed earlier this year, the police were less than amused by his bid to catch the public ear with a shoddy, bad taste stunt.
Seniors are also hit hard by home improvement scams that provide them with shoddy repairs and deceptive pricing according to AARP.
A recent article in the Journal of Light Construction confirms that even the best weather barriers cannot compensate for the lack of flashing and shoddy construction practices.
Prosecutors indicted a developer, a general contractor and eight others Tuesday on a charge of shoddy work in an apartment complex that collapsed in last year's Sept.