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sewer rat

A common brown rat, so-called because it is often found in sewers. Why are you screaming? Haven't you ever seen a sewer rat before? Walk faster, there are sewer rats in here!
See also: rat, sewer
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To think this devious man, along with his fellow axemen Cameron and Osborne, will one day be made a knight of the realm for political services to the nation is enough to sicken the stomach of a sewer rat.
Even his current boss Neil Warnock previously described him as "the lowest of the low" and said: "I was going to call him a sewer rat but that might be insulting to sewer rats.
mlcliot gw I was going to call Diouf a sewer rat, but that might be insulting to sewer rats NEIL WARNOCK was enraged in January 2011 when, as QPR manager, he claimed that Blackburn's El-Hadji Diouf abused Jamie Mackie as he lay on the pitch with a broken leg during an FA Cup clash (below).
At the time, he said: "For many years I have thought he (Diouf) was the gutter type - I was going to call him a sewer rat, but that might be insulting to sewer rats.
Warnock said calling Diouf (pictured right) a sewer rat "might be insulting to sewer rats" in an astonishing personal attack on the former Liverpool and Bolton player.
BLACKBURN 1 QPR 0 QPR manager Neil Warnock branded Blackburn's El Hadji Diouf lower than a sewer rat in an amazing attack last night.
He said: "For many years I have thought Diouf was the gutter type - I was going to call him a sewer rat but that might be insulting to sewer rats.
I was going to call him a sewer rat - but that might be an insult to sewer rats.
Roddy, voiced by Hugh Jackman, is leading a pampered pet's life in a posh Kensington apartment until a sewer rat invades his home and sends the city mouse down the drain into an adventure among common rodents.
It's the story of Roddy, a pampered pet mouse, who's surprised one day when a sewer rat named Sid spews out of the sink.
Nicole to play rat Nicole Kidman is in talks to play a sewer rat in new animated film Flushed Away.
LORD of the Rings stars Sir Ian McKellen (right) and Andy Serkis are to be reunited in an animated film about a sewer rat.
FOR many years I have thought he [Diouf] was the gutter type - I was going to call him a sewer rat but that might be insulting to sewer rats.
For many years I have thought he was the gutter type - I was going to call him a sewer rat but that might be insulting to sewer rats.
And earlier this month he was branded lower than a sewer rat by QPR manager Neil Warnock after allegedly hurling insults at Rangers star Jamie Mackie while the player lay injured with what turned out to be a double leg break.