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thumber

(ˈθəmɚ)
n. a beggar; a moocher. (As one who thumbs or begs a ride.) Don’t be a thumber, Frank. Go buy your own cancer sticks.
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Perhaps this Kawaja called James Thumber was right when he said: " don't look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness".
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DUMB AND THUMBER Wickham and Williams wrestle; Gus Poyet (inset) is unimpressed
THUMBER ONE FAN: Offaly's Caroline Ni Laighin; SINGING THE BLUES: Dublin fans Sinead Slater, left, and Laura Mooney celebrate yesterday's win Pictures: COLLINS
THUMBER 1: Gerry & Sandra's family; CLOSE: Sandra & daughter Antonia; DECISION: Judges Louis, Larry & Kevin; DUET: Gerry is close at hand as Sandra wows the judges yesterday Pictures: COLLINS