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Instead, "it was an effort to him to work hard, he cast a wistful eye on 'slackers,' he was not a good loser, he was untidy to the point of slovenliness, and he had a fierce temper.
The April 1946 essay argued that "the slovenliness of our language makes it easier for us to have foolish thoughts.
A lack of aptitude may be cast as laziness, or personal slovenliness, but ability will rarely be praised.
As the title suggest, Letts laments slovenliness which has, he claims, dragged Britain down into the gutter.
seek to correct writing problems they have seen in their undergraduate and graduate students, and the lax documentation by clinicians and general slovenliness in professional discourse that they see resulting from the lack of such correction.
Watson ( Jude Law ), who complains about the detective's slovenliness and nocturnal violin playing.
He would have agreed with Orwell that "the slovenliness of our language makes it easier for us to have foolish thoughts.
The borderline-overrated saggy-faced Midlander blamed the oppressive heat for his sartorial slovenliness, but when you've just signed a pounds 2m contract you really should be prepared to make the effort and endure a bit of a sweat.
Black supplies the voice of Po, a fat and lazy panda who dreams of being a martial arts ninja, transcending his personal slovenliness and becoming a lean, mean fighting machine.
Things that make me angry are slovenliness, unprofessionalism and political correctness for the sake of it," he says.
FOR A FASTIDIOUS man like Pepys, the seventeenth century cannot have been the easiest era to live in, with its filth, disease, and general slovenliness, as is rather bluntly demonstrated on October 23, 1660 when, wanting to install a window in the basement "and going down into my cellar to look, I put my foot into a great heap of turds, by which I find Mr Turners house of office is full and comes into my cellar.
There is an old word - slovenliness - which means messy and lazy.

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