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dreck

(drɛk)
n. dirt; garbage; feces. (From German via Yiddish.) I’ve had enough of this dreck around here. Clean it up, or I’m leaving.
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This was when another domestic helper working in the same home showed the mother a video, which has captured Dreck assaulting the child.
Antony Smith, who is one of the producers of Dreck, said: "When I got made redundant in 2003, when HTV Wales became part of Carlton, I decided I wanted to be involved in actually making films.
Shame on the reporter and editors who approved such dreck.
and this form of behaviour can also be called cheating, like sneaking a card from the bottom of the dreck, er, deck.
In the fiction that is my career as a writer, I fantasize that an intern at the press will call me up a week or a month from now, ebullient, excited, and offer to turn the dreck I write into a bestseller as reward for encouraging Mr Auster into their stable.
I'm not referring to the usual dreck of drug lords, maids and prostitutes.
Publish Mein Kampf again, as a Bavarian publisher announced last week, and let a new generation look at Hitler's "masterwork" and see it for the dreck it is.
And the situation is such dreck now that I can only come out ahead: With the chemo, I'll die in no time at all; with the radiation, I'll get gangrene of the jaw; and everyone's sure I won't survive the operation because I'm 84.
Which raises an even more terrifying prospect - that this impossibly dreary dreck is actually written.
Despite everything, including narcotics to dull the agony of cancer metastasized to bone and brain, Roy never lost his ability to tell the difference between what was good and true, and what was utter dreck.
Mark Lamos's Butterfly (as anyone who saw its 2008 telecast knows) is one of its best productions, an incidental nose-thumbing not only at the Metropolitan Opera's costlier, more-buzzed-about Anthony Minghella staging, but at the dubious dreck perpetually paraded by me-first directors like Alden.
Because, among other things, he read mortgage bond prospectuses--such bonds being the financial instruments created from the dreck and dross of the sub-prime tranches.
Are they serving life-giving food that nourishes and heals (and provides important markets for local farmers)--or processed dreck that sickens and enfeebles?
The same sort of dreck was thrown at Jewish aides to the second President Bush, including Elliott Abrams and Paul Wolfowitz.
And not some plastic piece of dreck from China, but guns made in America out of "real" pot metal