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have a corncob up (one's) butt

1. vulgar slang To be very stiff, rigid, or inflexible in one's posture or demeanor. Primarily heard in US. The guy trundled around the stage so gracelessly and awkwardly, as if he had a corncob up his butt. You'd think she has a corncob up her butt from the way she sits in class.
2. vulgar slang To be very rigid or inflexible in one's opinions or beliefs. Primarily heard in US. My grandfather had a real corncob up his butt when it came to people living together or having children before marriage.
3. vulgar slang To be irritable, unfriendly, or humorless. Primarily heard in US. Geez, it was just a joke—you must have a corncob up your butt or something. I wouldn't mess around with Mr. Daniels, he's got a corncob up his butt today.
See also: butt, corncob, have, up

have a corncob up (one's) ass

1. vulgar slang To be very stiff, rigid, or inflexible in one's posture or demeanor. Primarily heard in US. The guy trundled around the stage so gracelessly and awkwardly, as if he had a corncob up his ass. You'd think she has a corncob up her ass from the way she sits in class.
2. vulgar slang To be very rigid or inflexible in one's opinions or beliefs. Primarily heard in US. My grandfather had a real corncob up his ass when it came to people living together or having children before marriage.
3. vulgar slang To be irritable, unfriendly, or humorless. Primarily heard in US. Geez, it was just a joke—you must have a corncob up your ass or something. I wouldn't mess around with Mr. Daniels, he's got a corncob up his ass today.
See also: ass, corncob, have, up

have a corncob up one's ass

 and have a poker up one's ass 
1. Inf. to be very stiff. (Use with caution.) How come you're acting so high-and-mighty with me? Do you have a corncob up your ass? He was a terrible actor, stiff and wooden. He looked like he had a poker up his ass.
2. Inf. to be very touchy or irritable. Wow! Old Mr. Webster really has a corncob up his ass this morning. Watch out! Tom has a poker up his ass and he's looking for you. Better make yourself scarce.
See also: ass, corncob, have, up
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(19) The pipe, which is Horace's motif, lacks the phallic overtones of Popeye's corncob, since the pipe is a corncob hollowed out and then filled.
The shoppers at Corcob stall said that they like corncob as it is very beneficial and delicious specially in the winter season.
Enzyme preparations (10 filter paper unit/g- FPU/gm substrate) were added to 50 mM sodium acetate buffer pH 4.8 (40 ml) containing 0.02% (w/v) sodium azide and 0.5 g substrate (either CMC, Avicel, Sigma-cel, Cellulose acetate, sugarcane- bagasse, corncob, grass or cotton).
The experiments consist of two types of biochar (corncob and Lantana camara) and four rates (0, 6, 12, and 18 t[ha.sup.-1]).
The corncob material utilized as a solid carbon source was weighted into 5 g, 10 g, 15 g, and 20 g portions, which were then divided into eight 2 L beakers, submerged in 1 L of deionized water, and sealed using a preservative film.
"I sell each corncob for Rs 20 to 30 according to size after school hours."
The year before, one of my brother's promising young dogs had swallowed a piece of corncob unbeknownst to him and by the time he observed the dog's lack of appetite and inability to evacuate, an intestinal blockage followed by peritonitis killed him despite the vet's best efforts.
The objective of this study is to (1) utilization of cheap source, commonly available agricultural residue corn cob for the production of ethanol (2) optimization of process parameter for the pretreatment of corncobs using response surface methodology and (2) use crude cellulase enzyme obtained from Aspergillus niger for the hydrolysis of treated corncobs.
have incresed demand of corncob in twin cities of Islamabad
Using bacterial digested chicken feather (BDCF) as a protein source for corncob silage (CS) fermentation by mixing 5, 10 and 15% BDCF generated the BDCF mixed silages as CS-BDCF-5%, CS-BDCF-10% and CS-BDCF-15%, respectively.
Xuejing Yang used natural corncob fiber, pre-processed by Microwave, as raw material which was chemical modified with succinic anhydride.
This is a corncob, sugar cane bagasse-based version of pentylene glycol.
This is a corncob, sugar cane bagasse based version of pentylene glycol.
yellow-73 and direct violet-51, was assessed from textile effluent samples using iron modified corncob charcoal.