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  • n. Plural form of shlep.


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  • The prayer services (in the social hall of their synagogue) were meaningful, just slow enough to think about what you are saying but not so slow that it "shleps" out.

    Chayyei Sarah

  • A person can emigrate to this country with a dollar and a dream and, if he shleps hard enough, end up szhooshing the White House.

    Tinselgate: My Side of the Story

  • Note, as we still (somewhat exhaustedly) say, the irony: Palin, who shleps her children from coast to coast to display them to her slavering public like what's-his-name in The Dead Zone brandishing a toddler as a human shield, is suddenly protective of their privacy.

    Ellis Weiner: The Stupidity of Sarah Palin, Part 32,459

  • But my main reaction to learning what the Gazette didn't tell us -- that she used to be an OHRC director -- was pity, pity for the poor shleps upon whom she wreaked her foolishness and ignorance of the law.

    Ezra Levant: February 2008 Archives

  • But none have been taken before the CHRC tribunal -- even though, unlike the poor shleps who have been, those three groups have actually gone beyond mere words into violent criminal acts.

    How the Canadian Human Rights Commission violates the rule of law - Ezra Levant

  • So she slaps your name it might even be spelled correctly -- bonus points for that and shleps to the nearest Starbucks, patting herself on the back.

    The Personal 'No-Comment': In Which We Need Some Better Terms for Rejections

  • Frank Chu is a San Francisco street-loony who shleps an inarticulate sign up and down the downtown streets, proclaiming his disgust with various politicians and their crimes against various "Zagnatronic Galaxies."

    Boing Boing: January 26, 2003 - February 1, 2003 Archives

  • And I see this is why my grandmother shleps here as often as possible: to feel useful, as a hand-holder, a listener.

    Tessie and Pearlie

  • Dean Skelos gets his way, New Yorkers will have to make an absurd four shleps to the polls this year instead of three - and shell out an extra $50 million for the privilege.

    NYDN Rss

  • (Don't install php5-it shleps with it all of Apache, and the point of all this is not to install Apache.)

    Blog Posts


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