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moldy fig

n. an old-fashioned person; a square. Don’t be a moldy fig! Lighten up!
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In 2014, reports of musty and moldy smells were included in the HVS for the first time.
Despite our incomplete understanding of how health problems develop in damp or moldy buildings, there is sufficient scientific evidence linking mold exposure with the adverse effects described above to recommend that people not live or work in buildings with visible mold growth or persistent moldy odor.
The recalls are based on consumer complaints going back to 2008 that some McNeil OTC products had an unusual moldy, musty, or mildewlike odor.
3 : to cause dislike or disgust in <The moldy bread repulsed me.
It features anti-folk artist Kimya Dawson or her band the Moldy Peaches on nine of its 19 songs.
1 -- color) Moldy Marvin sits in his custom 1954 Chevy Bel Air at his Littlerock home.
According to Allen, some ancient Egyptian doctors recommended putting moldy bread on wounds, which suggests that they had stumbled onto the principle behind penicillin--an antibiotic derived from a type of mold.
Clear out old stored papers and fabrics that can become moldy.
Apartment management was found to have failed to follow industry guidelines in the cleaning of the damp and moldy condition.
These include hand sorting peanuts and discarding visibly moldy or damaged ones; sun drying the peanuts on fiber mats rather than directly on the ground to reduce contact with ground moisture; storing peanuts in sacks made from breathable natural fibers rather than moisture-retaining plastic; storing the sacks on wooden pallets to avoid contact with the ground; and treating the ground beneath the pallets with insecticide.
What is the relationship between moldy corn and a movie?
Trading Fours With the Moldy Figs" has a musical "Bigbad Wolf" trading notes with an old-time New Orleans jazz band.
Moldy walls and peeling plaster greet dancers warming up in the practice rooms.
Alfalfa cut in the flower stage that has kept most of its leaves is still a very good option, as long as it's not moldy.