The original meaning of shoddy
is now largely unknown outside this area, and the word has come to mean of inferior quality, shabby or broken-down.
The revision stipulates that such culprits producing or selling illegal, shoddy
tobacco and alcoholic products will be jailed three years instead of the current two, and a maximum seven years those producing or selling such products proven to harm health, instead of five years, with confiscation of semi-finished products and raw materials.
He added: "Surely we are entitled to say to the Commons: look at this rather messy shoddy
little administrative proposal to deny passes to members of the European Parliament who have enjoyed them for the last 29 years without, as far as I'm aware, having produced any problems.
Everyone who is wealthy enough will leave and Britain will be sold off as landfill, ruled over by King Shoddy
Buta Unison spokesman said: "I think it's extremely shoddy
So UK tracks, as seen through the camera lens, have shoddy
traps at shoddy
Chancey concluded that the NCBCPS course was riddled with shoddy
research and promoted religion.
The company also has a wide range of acoustic materials to choose from, such as coconut fiber, cotton shoddy
(shredded clothing), and small air-filled pouches of PE film glued to the underside of parts.
After the issuance of the 847-page Volcker Report detailing corruption in the UN's oil-for-food program, UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan admitted only shoddy
The car repair industry has been threatened with a supercomplaint by the National Consumer Council over shoddy
service and rip-off charges.
Outside, a close look at the building's faded pink facade reveals a succession of shoddy
paint jobs, poorly maintained architectural details, and damage from World War II bombing.
Shapiro attributed some of Co-op City's disrepair to shoddy
construction, which began in 1968.
I was dismayed to read Cathy Young's unbelievably shoddy
account of the writings of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ("Traditional Prejudices," May).
Ellwood wrote, "I took over a goodsized firearm retail store three months ago and have run into a lot of shoddy
Rhondda MP Chris Bryant has called on ministers to roll out the Quality Mark scheme in Wales to ensure consumers don't fall victim to rip-off deals and shoddy