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turd in the punchbowl

vulgar slang Something or someone that spoils, ruins, or needlessly complicates a situation or circumstance; a disagreeable nuisance or source of irritation. For these greedy corporate executives, restrictions put in place by regulators to protect consumers are just turds in the punchbowl. Not to be the turd in the punchbowl, but I really think we should take this money we found to the police, instead of keeping it for ourselves.
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Williams' remains, although unidentified at the time, were transferred to the Punchbowl / National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and buried as a Korean War Unknown.
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Westminster City Council has received 37 complaints about noise from The Punchbowl since the film director bought the pub in March last year.
The emperor then placed his hands on the wreath and the couple offered a silent prayer at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, known as the Punchbowl.
The eruption of hot lava through the cracks in old coral reefs more than 75,000 years ago in Honolulu created a sight many enjoy visiting and even more want to be their final resting place, a place known as the "Punchbowl" cemetery.
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