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.
Warren's second question implies that there are at least two white societies in the South: the one represented by the rednecks in the dime store, and the one represented by General Lee.
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.
We had videotape of a [school employee] unloading loads and loads of toilet paper at a dime store," she says.
She also worked for the former Pressed Wheel in Grafton and McLellans Five and Dime Store in Whitinsville.
Consider Graham's "Figurative," a shopping receipt from a Five and Dime store reproduced in the unlikely context of the March 1968 Bazaar.
He worked as a dump-truck driver to pay tuition at the University of Alabama Law School and married 16-year-old Ms Lurleen Burns, whom he met while she worked in a dime store.
I realize that a dime store is not exactly a sexy venue, but when one is needing to get the basics the fast way, a dime store might look very glamorous indeed.
It is especially gratifying since my retail career began at the age of five just a few blocks from here at my grandparents' and parents' dime store on Armitage.
You can have the best dime store in the world, but that's not what people want," Soderquist said.
The 20,000-square-foot building that once housed a Newberry's five-and- dime store has been vacant since 1996.
The current proprietor of O'Brien's Five and Dime store, Bruce Terry, will review the eventful history of O'Brien's in Northboro.
You recall the dime store - or, at least, you do if you're of a certain age.
The county's toy loan program has been operating since 1935, developed by a shopkeeper and a school principal in Los Angeles after two boys were apprehended for stealing toys from a dime store.