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  • 'Slovenly' parents wearing pyjamas on the school run

  • Among these were “Swinging the Arms, and all other awkward gestures,” “Drumming with feet or hands in Company,” “All actions that have the most remote tendency to Indelicacy,” “All instances of that ill-judged Familiarity, which breeds contempt,” and “every thing which may be called Sluttish or Slovenly.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Slovenly in dress, he stank of alcohol and always needed a shave.

    D Magazine - The Truth about Viet Nam Vets

  • Slovenly, under-dressed individuals all over the country wear them, to no particular opprobrium that I'm aware of.

    Alfred Gingold: The Croc-Up

  • Slovenly tourists would generate mess and extra drudgery for some underling.

    Art Gallery

  • Slovenly Clinton strategist Mark Penn's recent appearance on Hardball with Obama and Edwards advisors has been constantly replayed, ostensibly because of their conflict over who was injecting Obama's admitted cocaine use into the election debate.

    Stephen Kaus: Hillary Clinton Bucks the Spirit of the 22nd Amendment

  • Slovenly description, spin-doctoring, and rhetorical fog.

    The most inaccurate quiz ever

  • Didn't we swear that we would NEVER EVER become Slovenly Mom?

    Archive 2008-03-09

  • Slovenly the Shaper was, and always hungry; but there wasn't much that escaped his notice when he paid attention.

    Reiffeins Choice

  • Slovenly indulgence in religious inclinations, a failure to think hard and discriminate as fairly as possible in religious matters, is just as alien to the men under the Rule as it would be to drink deeply because they were thirsty, eat until glutted, evade a bath because the day was chilly, or make love to any bright-eyed girl who chanced to look pretty in the dusk.

    A Modern Utopia


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