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  • Perhaps it is fated that it would be unappreciated that as late as a few decades ago, Britain looked like to become some dystopian vision with a shadowy economy run by shady, slick-haired, loudly-suited gangsters and slumlords.

    Matthew Yglesias » US vs Zimbabwe

  • Once the lights finally dimmed, Mr. Elbaz sent out a parade of slick-haired models donning ensembles of what could only be described as an ode to Grecian goddesses of the 21st century.

    Nicole Berrie: Lanvin Spring/Summer 2011 - Roman Holiday! (PHOTOS)

  • College football's fresh-faced, squeaky-clean savior sharing a refrigerator with the NFL's slick-haired, reputation-damaged superstar.

    Ben, Meet Your New Roommate

  • Since my knowledge of horseracing doesn't extend beyond passing familiarity with "Guys and Dolls," my bets had been guided by "the Fox," a slick-haired gentleman known only by his horseracing handle who, for $3.50, sold me a program and his eponymous photocopied "Fox's Tip Sheet."

    Poker at Charles Town Races and Greenbrier

  • Blake (that's his name -- just Blake) is the slick-haired, square-jawed man from "Downtown," the man who made $970,000 last year, the man whose watch costs "more than your car" and the man who rattles a group of rumpled real state salesmen with the chilling mandate: "Always… be… closing!"

    The Slickest Sales Tactics

  • The eminence gris federal prosecutor responsible for all grand juries investigating Weather Underground bombings is a smartly dressed, slick-haired man named Guy Goodwin.

    December « 2008 « Bill Ayers

  • Blake that's his name--just Blake is the slick-haired, square-jawed man from "Downtown," the man who made $970,000 last year, the man whose watch costs "more than your car" and the man who rattles a group of rumpled real state salesmen with the chilling mandate: "Always... be... closing!"

    The Slickest Sales Tactics

  • With the superb Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon as straight man, Josh Brolin as slick-haired villain, and the debut of precocious fourteen year old Hailee Steinfeld, the remake of True Grit is a sure hit for a Best Picture Oscar nod.

    Regina Weinreich: Grit Lock: The Coen Brothers Ride Again

  • With the superb Jeff Bridges as a gun-slinging Falstaff, Matt Damon as straight man, Josh Brolin as slick-haired villain, the usual assortment of pock-marked outlaws, and the debut of a wise, sensible, and precocious fourteen year old Hailee Steinfeld -- the remake of True Grit is a sure hit for a Best Picture Oscar nod.

    Regina Weinreich: Grit Lock: The Coen Brothers Ride Again

  • I had put the bike away and was closing the carriage doors of the garage when a lemon Jaguar pulled into the driveway, a slick-haired man in a shiny gray suit behind the wheel.

    Bleeding Violet

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