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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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Ironically, in this story, where nothing is as it seems and where nature errs in monstrous ways, the plot depends upon restoring a social order perceived by the paperhanger as turned upside down by the invasion of foreigners--the putative outsiders like "the doctor" and "the doctor's wife," who have no particular identities beyond their occupations and place of origin, Pakistan, and who have become the dominant insiders.
The paperhanger came out of the bathroom with his tools.
If the paperhanger doesn't talk to you about preparing the surface, get another estimate.
A paperhanger came, and Alfred, who was napping temporarily in the dining room, leaped to his feet like a man with a bad dream.
The work must be performed in the form of a general contractor and include the following construction and building services trades: master building, Schwarzdecker-, Dachdeker-, Bauspengler-, tile and Plattenleger-, terrazzo, metal construction, carpentry, carpentry, drywall, painters -, paperhanger, glazier, floor laying work, Movable statements of windows, garden design, glazed elements, pre urged facades, glazed Rohrrahmenlemente, locking, Baureinigung, Heating Plumbing, electrical and telecommunications works, lightning protection work.
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.
The lowest paying construction and extraction occupations were paperhangers ($26,841) and carpenter helpers ($27,857).
0 47-3014 Helpers--painters, paperhangers, plasterers, and stucco masons 5.
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.
That same day, the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers accused the Columbia administration of "refusing to recognize unions" and of combating its employees' efforts to organize "by intimidation and by discharging men who join unions.
It is likely that paperhangers and other aforementioned occupations work in the same job environment a s painters or may also paint; therefore, we considered this category as painters (Carstensen et al.
Paperhangers with experience will enjoy working with the natural cork paper.