all wool and no shoddy

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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.
Everyone who is wealthy enough will leave and Britain will be sold off as landfill, ruled over by King Shoddy.
Buta Unison spokesman said: "I think it's extremely shoddy.
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.
Ellwood wrote, "I took over a goodsized firearm retail store three months ago and have run into a lot of shoddy products.
Rhondda MP Chris Bryant has called on ministers to roll out the Quality Mark scheme in Wales to ensure consumers don't fall victim to rip-off deals and shoddy workmanship.
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.
If the youth, aged 16-24, are inactive this sets out a shoddy foundation for them to build on,' he says.
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.
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.
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,
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.