slummy


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slummy

(ˈsləmi)
mod. lousy. This place is not slummy!
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It has been a long road since the late 1970s when, as she recalls, "we ran the company out of my little slummy apartment, and I was working as a bartender and Niv was working in a grocery store.
Some of the plots are a bit contrived, as in the futuristic "Montagspumpernickel," which takes place in the year 2020 when the narrator visits a former boyfriend in a slummy apartment in Brighton Beach.
As we pedal five abreast over the canal bridge, linking Miramar with Vedado, to the slummy neighborhoods of Havana Central, Arturo tells me about his devotion to Santeria.
Another cafe on the same block that juts out from a slummy townhouse, pays less for its patch of sidewalk.
Analysts say, PTI is clearing the area after the government pinned the cancellation of Chinese president's visit to Pakistan on the unruly protest demos that have turned the federal capital's 'Red Zone' into a slummy tent city.
I wince when I hear slummy mummies screeching to toddlers about how worthless they are.
You bought me my first car and you were always there for me, giving me slummy and coming for Christmas dinner.
Why inflict on poor slummy mummies like me the necessity to go to such monumental bother when we've got a gazillion other things piling up on our to-do list.
She found herself in a slummy quarter of the town and was just thinking to herself: 'How disgusting.
THE SECRET LIFE OF A SLUMMY MUMMY by Fiona Neill (Arrow, pounds 6.
Watch how Melanie was transformed from slummy mummy to yummy mummy on Gok's Fashion Fix on Tuesday at 8pm on Channel 4 GLUM TO GLAM: Mum Melanie got a touch of Gok magic and turned into a happier glam mam (far left)
It had a lot more going for it, you'd think, than a slummy slice of Salford, a nod to a bunch of unlovable Cockneys and a collection of yokels.
Posh Spice looked more slummy mummy than her usual perfectly dressed self when she was spotted with her kids at a food store in Beverly Hills.
In 1940s Hong Kong, Stephen Chow (he's the writer, producer, director and star - if he hadn't run out of time, he could have done the make-up as well) is a would-be bad guy called Sing, who gets caught up in a gang-war between the top-hat-wearing Axe gang and the grubby fellas from the slummy Pig Sty Alley.
Fiona Neill, author of The Secret Life Of A Slummy Mummy, returns with a new novel about student Ali Sparrow, who becomes the nanny for wealthy couple Bryony and Nick Skinner.