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  • It was here Alfie became proficient at shop-lifting, which is what, at that time, he spent most days doing.

    'I don't want to live on the dole and sell weed'

  • From mass murder to the congestion charge, gambling debts, shop-lifting and sex trafficking, thousand of London residents are utterly exempt.

    A diplomatic iniquity

  • This is Palm Sunday, when we celebrate shop-lifting ... no, wait a minute ... this is Palm Sunday, when we celebrate Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem, during which the crowds put palm branches and coats in front of Jesus while he rode into the city on a donkey.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • I figured he suspected me of shop-lifting, so I emptied my pockets on the floor.

    Bad day in beautiful Mexico

  • On the whole groups of kids are most "intimidating" during the daytime when pensioners are using local shops ande shopkeepers are nervous about being subjected to shop-lifting sprees.

    Julia Goldsworthy wrong to support Redruth curfew

  • London shop-lifting fell 20 percent, with pickpocketing down 41 percent. 6 Percentage decrease in New York City burglaries in 2008.

    By The Numbers

  • We follow him from his early, angry years as a child and his defiant, shop-lifting youth to a disillusioned and disenchanted young manhood.

    Peter Clothier: The Novice: A Book Review

  • You could get an effective life sentence for shop-lifting.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » He Says “Scary” Like It’s a Bad Thing

  • Sneaking-around, ladder-climbing and shop-lifting (you don't suppose the artists actually pay for all the paint they use, do you?) seem to be the main skills acquired.

    More Than X Marks the Spot

  • I always feel I can defend my celebrity gossip addiction by comparing it to other far more harmful habits -- say, drugs, excessive drinking, shop-lifting or semi-automatic weapon smuggling.

    Erin Gates: Gossip Detox: Part 1

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