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  • You forced me to shop-lift a tin of sardines, if it wasn't for you we would starve.

    Temporary Passport

  • But many old words have kept their meanings to this day: " shop-lift " and " hen-peckt, " for instance, and " grinders " for teeth.

    When Sounds Make Sense

  • As the book progresses, Jeremiah learns to shop-lift, cleans the blood from his mother's arm after she shoots up, fends for himself while she turns tricks, and becomes accustomed to the sentence "This is your new daddy."

    Hustler Chic

  • My friends and I never did shop-lift growing up, perhaps because there was nothing to shop-lift, or that we were brought up to be very afraid of certain things.

    oh. shit.

  • But, to me, it reminds me too much of ‘shop-lift’ … given that one of the reasons DRM is popular to prevent thieving, I’d think this would be a VERY bad term to associate with a positive anti-DRM movement.

    Stab at the Term

  • Further, I’ve stated repeatedly in every post I’ve made on this thread in fact that I don’t personally shop-lift, but you seem hell bent on making the point that I do, or that I might as well be due to my own rather grey point of view on the subject.

    When do you not mind breaking the law?

  • "little cradled rogue," the Apollo-cheating babe, "the lord of those who swindle, house-break, sheep-steal and shop-lift," under whom

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, October 24, 1891

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