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sidewalk superintendent

1. n. someone who—out of curiosity—watches excavations being dug and buildings being built. All day, the lines of sidewalk superintendents oozed by.
2. n. any critic. If another sidewalk superintendent comes in here and tries to tell me how to manage this office, heads will roll.
See also: sidewalk

sidewalk surfing

n. skateboarding. Bill spent a lot of time sidewalk surfing until the town passed an ordinance against it.
See also: sidewalk, surfing
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Mariano explained that clearing sidewalks is the responsibility of tenants in duplexes at the listed addresses.
The IMPC does not define what constitutes a hazardous condition, but when it comes to a pedestrian sidewalk, it should be assumed it includes any impediments to accessibility for all pedestrians.
The councillors further recommended that the Strategic Executives of Urban Planning and Property Management as part of the building plan approval process, calculate the monthly sidewalk rent tariff applicable and indicate this amount on the building file.
The ten-day Winter Antifolk Festival launch of SideWalk LIVE will feature some 80 artists (schedule follows) representing the entire span of SideWalk's remarkable music timeline, including those whose careers were launched there.
This study was specifically designed to address the uncertainties described previously and to determine the role of trees/tree roots on sidewalk failures by quantifying the geospatial relationship between the location of known sidewalk cracks and trees/ tree roots.
If there is no bike lane, with the little one, I feel safer riding on the sidewalk," she said.
Reynolds said the next phase was expected to start after Labor Day and would target sidewalks on the east side of Paragould.
In 2006, GAM launched sidewalks renovation project to renew the pedestrians' sidewalks by removing unfitting trees and replanting them in sidewalks with width over 2m.
He said that sidewalks are too high off the ground to the extent that ordinary people can't climb a sidewalk without exerting themselves inhumanely, while everywhere else in the world sidewalks are built according to set specifications.
To take two examples: a striking logo imprinted in the sidewalk can make a powerful visual statement, and decorative (but tasteful) sidewalk colors can also highlight the elegance of a building.
Prices: pounds 16,910 for the One Sidewalk, pounds 17,960 Cooper and pounds 20,235 Cooper S Sidewalk.
Additional MINI options standard on Sidewalk models include automatic stability control and traction, multifunction leather steering wheel, mirror caps in the body colour, a chrome line interior, passenger seat height adjustment, sports seats, front fog lamps, and onboard computer.
Additional options that are standard on Sidewalk models include automatic stability control and traction, multifunction steering wheel, mirror caps in the body colour, a chrome line interior, passenger seat height adjustment, sports seats, a storage compartment pack, front fog lamps, air conditioning, computer and white indicators.
Circuit Court decision that prohibited enforcement of the city's sidewalk sleeping ban on Skid Row.
There it stands, wintering, you might say,/in the small front yard/between the veranda and the sidewalk.