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(ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Mexican descent

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TRAGEDY: The Titanic sank in April, 1912 COAL FACE: Paul Neenan, Dave Watkins and Peter McGrath played the roles of stokers and greasers FAMILY TIES: Ellen Jones, 91, whose father was in charge of a lifeboat, attended the service Pictures: JAMES MALONEY
Then the floor exploded into colour as the show began, the stage filled with the greasers, girls and nerds of Rydell High School.
Pontypridd men were engine room stokers or donkey greasers, cooks or catering from Whitchurch/Llandaff, carpenters from Penarth or Fairwater.
Elsewhere, you might suffer collateral damage at any time from being caught up in one of the running battles between greasers and rockers or farm boys and fishermen.
CUTLINE: The greasers of Rydell High (from left) Kinicki (sophomore Quentin Harrington) Danny (Josh Brenner, grade 8) and Roger (Ryan Walsh, grade 7) meet for the first time since summer break at rehearsal for the musical "Grease" last week.
After 18 years of independence, it is clear that there is no goodwill among some vessel owners to train Namibians to become engineers, skippers, bosons, greasers and deck officers," it added.
In a scene from just 30 years ago, siblings share a bedroom in Bradford; Kids smash up a car in a recently demolished Birmingham street in the 70s; A relaxing day out together at the seaside three decades ago; Ban the bomb protest, Aldermaston, 60s; It only takes one man to spoil the fun as the ladies go for the burn on the beach in 70s Southend; Teddy boys show off in Consett, Co Durham, 30 years ago; Punk girl in 70s London; Browsing at Paddy's Market in Liverpool in the 70s; Greasers outside a London amusement arcade in 1958
It's the chance to turn back the clock and return to an era when greasers in leather jackets and hep chicks in poodle skirts cruised to the local drive-in in a car with white rims and tail fins.
Greasers, preppy types and Teddy Boys (1950s): The birth of the teenager saw young people's fashions influenced by film, television, magazines and rock music.
Making its European premiere at the biennale's Museum of Contemporary Art is Ed Ruscha's 16 mm film Miracle, 1975--another tasty treat--which follows one mechanic's quest to repair an engine in an extended homage to the artistry, arcane knowledge, and pseudoreligious zeal of auto-shop greasers.
They will be forever associated in the history books with being the wheel greasers for the tobacco industry.
The greasers then decide to have a once-and-for-all confrontation with the socs.
Bakels supplies a range of state-of-the-art ingredients such as spray release agents, pumpable fats and bread tin greasers - and it also supplies top quality equipment to offer customers the complete package.