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- n. A worthless wretch
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Jake was a stew-man, a soup-man, a slum-gullion man.
How can you hope to hold your job when a man is bidding for it who takes up his belly-band for breakfast, dines on slum-gullion and sucks his breath for supper; to whom literature is an unknown luxury, a bath a deplorable accident, and a crummy old blanket a comfortable bed?
Then he poured for us a beverage which he called "Slum gullion," and it is hard to think he was not inspired when he named it.
"Slum gullion," and it is hard to think he was not inspired when he named it.
Ye had to wipe the slum gullion of Eureka Gulch off your hands, Lacy "-- He stopped, gasped for breath, and then lifted his voice more savagely," And now, what's this?
My mom could make a sack of groceries feed all six of us for days, making concoctions from leftovers that she gave names like goulash and slum gullion.