slattern


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a vulgar promiscuous woman who flouts propriety

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The Slattern Maid, her arm thrust through the stovepipe hole up to the shoulder, gleefully waggles the weapon in her hand.
To see Fred Rogers--the auteur of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, a kiddie hangout so tranquil it made Dick and Jane's green-and-white house look like a crack den--as one of the forefathers of HBO and its collection of homicidal loons and lubricious slatterns, for example, takes a very special understanding of television.
The anti-fur movement has been driven largely by an aggressive advertising campaign that uses famous slatterns and drug addicts from the film and music industries as its representatives.
We barreled by a park where I knew slatterns with battle-ax faces prowled the streets and when we bussed under the interstate and ascended the hill up Arlington Avenue I knew where we were going.
Moreover, even women who are only concerned with the way they look tend to attract limitless, all-consuming love more often than slatterns.
Apparently, shopping round local stores in nightwear is a growing habit - but shouldn't someone on high tell these slatterns that the huge majority of employed mothers take coping with a family's morning routine for granted, manage to dress themselves neatly for the school run, and then put in a day's work.
and young slatterns, bathed in filth from Monday to Saturday to be tricked out that night with gauds from imaginations which have no peasant traditions to give them character but flutter and flaunt
The neat and tidy, the ordered and disciplined, flower-arrangers, the successful and thrusting, the ambitious and the tyrants-inwaiting, all angle their feet into their slippers, so as not to press on the back - while the slatterns and slobs, the poets and dreamers, weed-growers, the tobacco-rollers and wormcharmers, the flickers of coins and the midnight laughers, all, as if by instinct, flatten the backs of their slippers and flip-flop down the corridors.
Slatternly women shout at the doors of wretched little houses, gossiping with other slatterns or screeching for their small children playing in the filth of the roadside.
The queens of clean have been rubbing under the rim of the nation's toilets for years, going into the homes of slatterns all over the land and finding sweaty socks in their fridge and mouldy cheese in their sock drawers.
THE sassy drivel of granite-buttocked slatterns the Pussycat Dolls is a constant source of inspiration, in particular their 2005 smash Don't Cha (wish your girlfriend was hot like me?
After five years of marriage, Abu ordered Shindano out of his home, telling her to "leave [his] house and go back to be with [her] fellow dogs, slatterns, and lunatics.
While 'very young women may be excused a certain eccentricity, a sort of sporty negligence which they themselves will smile at later on,' the rest of us, apparently, have no excuse: we are just being slatterns.
Abstinenceonly sex ed and, paradoxically, the increased use of birth control and emergency contraception are others: The better young women get at controlling their own fertility, the easier it is for them to see women with crisis pregnancies as slatterns and sluts, especially given the greater reliance on abortion by poor women and women of color.
In 1921 she published Second April as well as three verse plays: Two Slatterns and a King, The Lamp and the Bell, and Aria da Capo.