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paperhanging

n. writing and spending bad checks. (Underworld.) She was accused of paperhanging and didn’t even know what the cops were talking about, so they let her go.
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Significantly, in "The Paperhanger," looking up at down--and the familiar vernacular variation, "been down so long, down looks up to me"--is discernible in the relationship between horizontality and verticality, which join ambiguity and violence as this story's signal narrative devices.
If the paperhanger doesn't talk to you about preparing the surface, get another estimate.
Before the war, Private Joseph Allen Hirst of the North Staffordshire Regiment had been a painter and paperhanger in the employ of John Littlewood of Berry Brow and sang in the choir at Paddock Church.
5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of its fifth decade of supporting exceptional installation craftsmanship within the wallcovering industry, the National Guild of Professional Paperhangers (NGPP) is pleased to announce an ambitious rebranding.
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3 Finishers and Terrazzo Workers Painters and Paperhangers 197.
For example, as popularity of wallpaper wanes, paperhangers are projected to lose industry share to painters, construction and maintenance.
Designed to be the country's leading training facility for the finishing trades, it will develop advanced skills for residential and commercial painters, industrial painters, drywall finishers, paperhangers and glaziers.
It's comfort food for the walls,'' says Phillip Ostler, president of the Los Angeles chapter of the National Guild of Professional Paperhangers.
0 Supervisors, painters, paperhangers, & plasterers 5.
If you'd like to give wallpaper a whirl, consider these tips from designers, retailers, showrooms, and professional paperhangers.
Hundreds of thousands of work-men--carpenters, masons, painters, joiners, paperhangers, tailors, hairdressers, jewelers, molders, typesetters--spend their whole lives in hard labor" to further art.
But there were only 5 paperhangers and 7 undertakers in the entire state.