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limejuicer

and limey
n. a British sailor; and British citizen, typically a male. (The first one is old. Both are a little derogatory.) Some limey answered the telephone and I could hardly understand what she was saying.

limey

verb
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Directed by Steven Soderbergh from a script by Lem Dobbs, The Limey sounds in summary like a standard revenge drama.
If your soil is limey you could grow them in large tubs using ericaceous compost.
A gold medal winner, this Knappstein-crafted Riesling has a streak of minerality and a limey finish which also works wonders with milk chocolate eggs.
Blueberries are hardy easy growers but won't tolerate limey soil, so if your soil is limey grow them in containers of ericaceous compost.
Apparently they were required to polish his Limey verbal pearls before he addressed any US audience including their Congress.
It was not too long after a mind-mangling part in the new Death video that Australia's Richie Jackson has signed on to Dekline, joined by the limey legend Oily Todd, whose Static III part is helping to redefine sophisticated sidewalk surfing.
When American TV and movies call for a twist of limey in their cocktail, it's usually a character they're after: supervillain, emotionally constipated academic, effete eccentric, that kind of thing.
A IT sounds to me like a classic case of 'chlorosis', which is a nutrient deficiency that is suffered by ericaceous plants (those that require acid soil) when planted on neutral or limey soil.
They are happy in most well-drained soils except very limey ones and prefer full sun but will take partial shade.
Melbourne's international lineup includes Mary Harron's "American Psycho," Steven Soderbergh's "The Limey," Stephen Frears' "High Fidelity" and Sofia Coppola's "The Virgin Suicides," while sidebars include surrealist director Luis Bunuel ("The Exterminating Angel"), Nippon helmer Seijun Suzuki ("Branded to Kill") and a retrospective on French helmer Claire Denis ("Beau Travail").
Jones supervised a number of other marketing campaigns that utilized non-traditional promotional platforms to stimulate interest in the mainstream media for such films as Darren Aronofsky's Pi and Requiem for a Dream, Steven Soderbergh's The Limey, Jim Jarmusch's Ghostdog: The Way of the Samurai, Jonah: A Veggie Tales Movie, National Lampoon's Van Wilder, Jon Favreau's Made, Miguel Arteta and Mike White's Chuck and Buck, Wayne Wang's Center of the World, John Waters' Cecil B.
98, Asda): A crisp, zesty acidity that drives the lemony, limey fruit.
Since then, he has appeared in such movies as The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Star Wars: Episode One - The Phantom Menace and The Limey.
Admittedly Japanese maples, which have the most brightly coloured autumn foliage of all, grow best on acid soil, but there are plenty of contenders which will grow equally well on limey soils.