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latrine lips

1. A person who uses obscenities, vulgarities, or profanities in their speech. Used especially in reference to a child or as a childish rebuke to an adult. Hey, you little latrine lips! If I hear you speaking like that around your grandmother again, you're going to be grounded for a week!
2. The use of such language Well, there's no need for the latrine lips, Rick. You could have just said "no" like a civilized person.
See also: latrine, lip

latrine rumor

dated In the military, any gossip, rumor, or unfounded information passed along in the latrines of soldiers. If the latrine rumors are to be believed, we're going to be relocated to an area outside of Danang next week. You shouldn't believe every latrine rumor you hear, son. When soldiers have too much time on their hands, they start spinning stories.
See also: latrine, rumor

latrine wireless

dated In the military, the informal system of gossip, rumors, or unfounded information proliferated through the latrines of soldiers. If the latrine wireless is to be believed, we're going to be relocated to an area outside of Danang next week. You shouldn't believe everything you hear on the latrine wireless, son. When soldiers have too much time on their hands, they start spinning stories.
See also: latrine, wireless

latrine lips

(ləˈtrin ˈlɪps)
n. a person who uses dirty language. Hey, latrine lips! Cool it!
See also: latrine, lip

latrine rumor

(ləˈtrin ˈrumɚ)
n. any rumor, especially one that is alleged to spread at the latrine [general toilet facilities]. (see also furphy, scuttlebutt.) Somebody started spreading a latrine rumor about the colonel’s wife.
See also: latrine, rumor

latrine wireless

(ləˈtrin ˈwɑɪɚləs)
n. the free exchange of information and gossip at the general toilet facilities. (see also grapevine, latrine rumor. This wireless alludes to the older term for a radio, not to modern wireless telephony.) It came over the latrine wireless this morning. We’re all shipping out.
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Who has a latrine at home" asks Sophan San a commune sanitation facilitator from the commune council for women and children.
Optimization of raccoon latrine surveys for quantifying exposure to Baylisacaris procyonis.
Because of the methodological limitations, we were not able to assess which external factors may have influenced the hygiene practices of pupils (especially latrine usage).
Undoubtedly the new law aims at eliminating the evils of 'manual scavenging', insanitary latrines and ending the repulsive practice of open defecation in India.
The economic gains associated with construction of the ventilated pit latrine, the model used by rural communities, may be modest, but they are just the start.
We can compare the motion detection data for the latrine stalls to survey results for latrine use, and compare actual water usage following latrine use obtained via sensor monitoring to self-reports of hand washing after latrine use.
A more common approach in identifying nitrate sources has been to compare areas with similar environmental characteristics but different population and latrine densities.
We calculated species richness and visitation rates for each species at each latrine and control site.
A middle-aged man died yesterday after a pit latrine he was digging at Gichugu Primary school in Embu East sub-county collapsed on him.
CDC again said per its observation, the HFCs are not having materials to be used immediately a patient visits the latrine and this is a bad practice.
'Apart from creating awareness, we are also providing different kinds of support to the ethnic communities for building proper latrine at their remote villages," said Sumonta.
The Preah Sihanouk provincial administration on Tuesday launched its first public latrine facility with 17 toilets at the Independence Beach Park to ease visitors' difficulties and conserve the coastal environment.
She said it was safe to use pit latrine toilets because they were designed such that a reinforced water tight conservancy tank structure was built from the bottom of the pit to the top and closed with reinforced concrete slab.
AEL project activities have mobilized communities to help with latrine construction, to foster a sense of ownership and empowerment.
However, the actor ended up saying the language gives a"latrine kind" of feeling.