gravy train


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income obtained with a minimum of effort

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The Smucker Company said in a statement Thursday that it started a voluntary recall of its wet canned food products including Gravy Train, Kibbles 'N Bits, Ol' Roy, and Skippy, distributed by 2016 until now, the Associated Press reported.
This was where our friend loaded the gravy train with peanut butter sandwiches, jam sandwiches and raw eggs in the shell.
For once, we (the electorate) had a straight choice of either being dictated to by unelected bureaucrats on a runaway gravy train or taking our chances in the real world.
One fine day the public will finally wake up and say "Enough is enough", and the vast gravy train will grind to a halt.
After the recent EU elections, some of those who were rejected were immediately shoved on board another gravy train - the House of Lords.
Deeply worried the gravy train might stop before he's got on board more like - as "unelected" EU president.
Or will they, like Sir Bore of Birmingham, milk the gravy train by apparently doing two jobs.
Riding on your gravy train, but the gravy train got broke: Ran out of steam, no loan and hope.
It also seems that Parliament and the House of Lords are filled with ex-lawyers, so no wonder there is no criticism from these bodies - they are all in the same gravy train.
And I don't suppose his desire to be an MP and all-round Man of the People has anything to do with the fact he's already been told by Gordon Brown's mob that his job on the gravy train won't be on offer once Blair has gone.
If politicians want the public to believe they're honest, it's time for them to get off the gravy train.
Therefore, in an effort to cash in on the media-fueled frenzy, and with the possibility of a Gap or iTunes payday not too far in the distance, many once-strident music-for-music's-sake artists have avoided standard musical evolutions in favor of the much easier path of the gravy train, which, admittedly, beats the 9-to-5 grind.
However, before politicians and their favored constituents can get in on that gravy train, the U.
Always the pragmatist, Phyllis feared that Hudson's homosexuality would be exposed and, in effect, derail her gravy train as Mrs.
THE gravy train is not confined to politicians but now has top civil servants on board.