Carey


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Mother Carey is plucking her chickens

It is snowing. This phrase alludes to "Mother Carey's chickens," which is what sailors call birds they believe are indicative of poor weather. Bundle up, men—Mother Carey is plucking her chickens, so we're in for another rough day on the trail.
See also: Carey, chicken, mother, pluck

on Carey Street

euphemism Bankrupt; in severe or crippling debt. Named for the street in London where the bankruptcy court for the United Kingdom was at one time located. You're going to end up on Carey Street if you don't get your company's expenditures under control!
See also: Carey, on, street
References in classic literature ?
My father's yacht may well have been blown to the north, and there met by Captain Peter Carey's ship.
That very night he went down to Woodman's Lee, saw Peter Carey at the hut, quarrelled with him, and killed him with the harpoon.
You were so absorbed in young Neligan that you could not spare a thought to Patrick Cairns, the true murderer of Peter Carey."
You say I murdered Peter Carey, I say I KILLED Peter Carey, and there's all the difference.
Peter Carey was master of the SEA UNICORN, and I was spare harpooner.
I was convinced that the initials `P.C.' upon the pouch were a coincidence, and not those of Peter Carey, since he seldom smoked, and no pipe was found in his cabin.
The tin box must be returned to him, but, of course, the securities which Peter Carey has sold are lost forever.
Summary: Sussex [UK], May 30 (ANI): Sussex Sharks has roped in Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Alex Carey on Thursday for their 2019 Vitality Blast campaign.
Alleged murder victim Odessa Carey and, inset left, police at a property on Links View, Ashington AWOMAN accused of murdering her mother has been told she may stand trial in October.
Odessa Carey, 35, appeared before South East Northumberland Magistrates' Court yesterday morning in connection with the murder of another woman, also named Odessa Carey, who was 73 and believed to be her mother.
Harvey Carey may have played just 11 minutes in TNT KaTropa's previous game in the PBA Philippine Cup but those several ticks on the clock meant much more.
UK-based cross border financial services provider STM Group plc (AIM: STM) has completed the acquisition of the Carey UK pension businesses following FCA approval for change of control of the UK SIPP business being granted, the company said.
Mariah Carey apparently had an incident when she went clubbing in Aspen.
DeKALB -- The Philadelphia Inquirer's Marc Narducci is reporting that Temple University plans to hire Northern Illinois' Rod Carey to be its next football coach.