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  • One would rather eat lice-infested potatoes than sit through nine innings of either man.

    Talking Sports Beats Watching It

  • The Nasty Mermaid sounds like a pirate hangout, complete with lice-infested prostitutes.

    Quick Story Sale

  • What if Newt Gingrich has poisonous snakes and lice-infested rodents where his brain should be?

    Rick Horowitz: Gingrich Again, but Louder

  • You can read more about it here, but the idea seems to be that you get a bit of the louche allure of being in a gritty circumstances without the scratchy lice-infested sheets.

    Alison Stein Wellner: Live Like Anne Frank -- And Other Strange Travel Fantasies

  • As lice-infested vermin, the Jews were the very embodiment of everything that good, clean Aryans were not.

    Stephen Ducat: Confronting and Ending the Politics of Humiliation: Part 1, From the Warsaw Ghetto to Guantanamo Bay

  • Ruined men, toothless, malnourished, and stinking in their lice-infested rags, promised to ravish every woman in sight, humble or noble.

    The Book of Unholy Mischief

  • It was said that they infiltrated social clubs and bars and put taps on telephone lines and paid domestic workers to listen at doors, and that anyone caught saying anything negative about the government or so much as doodling on a picture of Mugabe could be arrested and thrown into the STD sexually transmitted disease-and lice-infested cells of Chikurubi Prison.

    Rainbow’s End

  • I pull on a pair of plastic gloves and start searching through the lice-infested laundry pile.

    What My Girlfriend Doesn’t Know

  • Visitors to Meadows of Dan are all old to middle-aged and are in high-end vehicles, signifying the fact that they aren't poor - like the scrawny, haggard, lice-infested, impoverished teenagers who stagger down the Virginia Creeper Trail in Damascus all twelve of them in a day's time.

    From On High

  • Doesn't the plan call for all that disposable income in D.C. to be lured down to this area, with the beautiful people from up north flocking here to watch all the homespun-clad natives and more recent arrivals - aging tie-dye-clad, lice-infested hippies make pots and crap right before their very eyes?

    From On High

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