dime store


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dime store

n. an establishment that is chaotic because of its small scale. I can’t stand this dime store anymore. This is no way to run a law firm.
See also: dime, store
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She has published five books in the Women of the Otherworld series; Bitten, Stolen, Dime Store Magic, Industrial Magic, and Haunted.
Dime stores were not the only trade class to be threatened by the new discount format and the demographic changes that prompted it.
Dime Store" also abounds in such phantasmagoric scenes as the heroine's visit to the fourth floor of the nonexistent dime store to do her shopping.
ANN TOWNSEND'S first collection of poetry, Dime Store Erotics,
dime store prints of pheasant and mallard, in another,
In response to those three pictures Warren sat down and wrote a ten-page holograph, then typed a five-page manuscript titled "Episode in the Dime Store," which he never published.
2) Unlike grocery, drug, and department store chains, which entered businesses previously dominated by independent merchants, the dime store chains actually created their own business.
His entirely sample-based music speaks for itself with narratives cut and pasted together from 1,000s of dime store vinyls that provides ample space for listeners to choose their own path of understanding.
The French Gothic mansion on East 80 Street was built in the early 1900s by dime store magnate Frank Winfield Woolworth for his daughter, Helena.
I would like to get to know you better," read the carefully typed note Miller surreptitiously or so he thought slipped to a young, white dime store cashier.
The "Tiny Ninjas" are recruited from vending machines across the city, together with other "assorted dime store figures".
You remember those things you used to buy at the dime store that rust as soon as you touch them and then drip toxic waste on you when the batteries go bad.
It was then that I noticed not just a pair of speakers tucked between the gallery's exposed beams, but also a flock of tiny fake songbirds that appear to have migrated from an Omaha dime store to perch in the palazzetto's arched pediments.
At the conclusion of Dime Store Magic, Paige and Lucas have become guardians of Savannah.
Starting with a single dime store in rural Arkansas in the mid-1950s, Walton quickly tapped into consumers' desire for a low-price and convenient shopping experience.