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  • Anyhow, Ratto suggested that "a bunch of league officials and other low-level buttinskys" will pressure NL manager Charlie Manuel to select Strasburg, and that "even if Manuel thinks this is a bad idea, he'll be overruled by some marketing yutz who has a master plan for moving" Natstown "shmata."

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  • Data shmata; for starters, I never said that police train more often than once a year.

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  • May I kiss the hem of your shmata, Dr Freud and yes, that is a borrowed line.

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  • In fact, I'd argue w/that shmata [rag] over your face, you'd actually ATTRACT a good deal of public attention, which is kind of like a privacy-reducer device.

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  • His initial capitalization was limited, as he noted in his book: "I started Seven Stairs, as my father would have said, out of (cotton) and shmata."

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  • As white women who walk alone are culturally perceived as prostitutes (even if their wearing a pseudo-nun-Muslim-shmata-tubey thing to cover their hair), I guess it makes them feel entitled ...

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  • I'm going via train so I'm fully busting out my dark black sunglasses and fully pulling down my shmata tube "Buff" thing from REI that works like a charm to cover my hair.

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  • Matthew: i said i was teaching you how to swear and he disapproved me: aw haha fil said shmata before i could he stole my thunder as usual

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  • Coddington and Wintour started in the fashion industry together as models in London, but more than 20 years later, the two grand dames are clearly in the shmata biz for different reasons.

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  • (Yiddish) a rag; hence, anything worthless.

    May 13, 2008