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  • n. Plural form of doorway.


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  • Gone were the bad teeth, the yellowing moustaches, the hammering of artisans, the middle-aged prostitutes in doorways, the seat-less toilets on the stairs, and an entire group of people called the working class.

    Tant pis | clusterflock

  • The guy who urinates in doorways that the City police and attorney could not be bothered with might find himself down there!

    Sound Politics: Better Name Needed For Olympic Sculpture Park

  • Oh, the wine flowed and the conversation careered from diarrhoea to bed-wetting and sex in doorways: all very highbrow stuff.

    …unexpected shopping experiences « Sven’s guide to…

  • Now if we can just get the police to enforce the law when it comes to bums peeing in doorways or otherwise URINATING IN PUBLIC, then coming downtown to look for a hooker or for other purposes might be a little more pleasant.

    Sound Politics: Seattle prostitution sting

  • The finale where the house continually spins and the performers move to reposition themselves in various windows and doorways is truly inspired and though I know this production bored many who had seen it before, it was new to me.

    The Barber of San Francisco

  • Also needs to be on one floor as well as have main doorways wide enough for my wheelchair about 34-36 I would say.

    Need Location Advice And More.

  • A body politic that allows bums to pee in doorways, might punish the tenants for dealing with said urinaters with "disproportionate" force.

    Sound Politics: Seattle Police Response Comes Under Fire - Again

  • You may remember Ontario wines then were mainly enjoyed by gentlemen who did most of their entertaining standing up in doorways, drinking out of brown paper decanters.

    The Ontario Wine Industry

  • There, people sleep by the score under the Seine bridges, and in doorways, and on benches in the squares, and round the ventilating shafts of the Metro, and even inside the Metro stations.

    Down and Out in Paris and London

  • Upside-down pots capped the peaks of conical thatch roofs, broken pots held down the corrugated metal sheets covering square cement houses, clay pots sat in doorways and simmered on outdoor cooking fires, potsherds of every shape and size poked up through the thick sand under our feetalmost caricaturing, as I later wrote in my journal, the vision I had harbored of pottery as a still-vital form of women's material culture despite the ravages of the war.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique


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