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put someone to bed with a shovel

Sl. to bury someone; to kill and bury someone. Shut up! You want me to put you to bed with a shovel? The leader of the gang was getting sort of tired and old, so one of the younger thugs put him to bed with a shovel.
See also: bed, put, shovel

put to bed with a shovel

 
1. Sl. dead and buried. (Alludes to burying someone.) You wanna be put to bed with a shovel? fust keep talking that way. Poor old Jake. He was put to bed with a shovel last March.
2. Sl. intoxicated. He wasn't just tipsy. He was put to bed with a shovel! Dead drunk? Yes, he was put to bed with a shovel.
See also: bed, put, shovel

cling like shit to a shovel

and stick like shit to a shovel
1. in. to stick or adhere [to someone or something] tightly. (Usually objectionable.) That oily stuff sticks like shit to a shovel.
2. in. to be very dependent on someone; to follow someone around. (Often with an indirect object. Usually objectionable.) She’s so dependent. She clings to him like shit to a shovel. He hates her, but he sticks like shit to a shovel.
See also: cling, like, shit, shovel

stick like shit to a shovel

verb
See also: like, shit, shovel, stick

put someone to bed with a shovel

tv. to bury someone; to kill and bury someone. (see also put to bed with a shovel.) The leader of the gang was getting sort of tired and old, so one of the younger thugs put him to bed with a shovel.
See also: bed, put, shovel

put to bed with a shovel

1. mod. dead and buried. (From put someone to bed with a shovel.) You wanna be put to bed with a shovel? Just keep talking that way.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. (From sense 1) He wasn’t just tipsy. He was put to bed with a shovel!
See also: bed, put, shovel
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Warm up your muscles before shoveling by walking for a few minutes or marching in place.
Begin when a light covering of snow is on the ground to avoid shoveling packed, heavy snow.
According to the American Journal of Emergency Medicine, snow shoveling alone accounts for more than 11,500 emergency room visits each year.
During the 16-year study, there were 1,647 deaths, or about 100 each year, associated with snow shoveling.
Chicago gets an average of 38 inches of snow each winter, and shoveling is a strenuous activity that can greatly increase blood pressure and heart rate.
In addition, the overall physical exertion required for snow shoveling, without proper conditioning, often results in painful injuries.
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Patients need to understand their risk for heart disease prior to undertaking snow shoveling.
Eckhardt also recommends that home bakers use a "peel," an oversized paddle available at kitchenware stores, for shoveling the bread into the oven.
hospitals treat on average about 11,500 injuries and medical emergencies a year related to shoveling snow.
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