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cheap and shoddy

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But opposition Tories claimed the advertising will make the city's streets look cheap and tawdry.
What amazes me is how utterly, unbelievably stupid Benihana Kuwait is being in pursuing this tawdry case -- and how idiotic Benihana of Tokyo is being by allowing these morons to drag its name through the mud like this.
The present research extends the literature by examining the influence of tawdry sexualizations of women athletes on judgments about their femininity and athleticism, as well as general attitudes toward the athletes.
PIMP 18, 84mins, opens Friday, May 21 FAUX-documentary set against the backdrop of London's sex trade is a tawdry affair, with director Robert Cavanah starring as the pimp.
Bishops all over the country are implicated in this saga of tawdry self-protection," said the Irish Times in an Oct.
Doesn't this tawdry clique elected to govern our once Great Britain make you want to puke?
If something good comes out of the tawdry affair, it will be that the BBC will put its house in order and stop spending licence payers' money so stupidly.
The council should resist such tawdry schemes and tender for something which better mirrors its own vision for the future and which does justice to the town's increasing international as well as national reputation.
From coping with a hysterectomy, to fondly recalling distant memories, to the luxurious yet tawdry experience of reading "bodice ripper" romances and more, Peeking Over the Edge offers a candid glimpse of the simple moments in life, and the relish of adapting to new changes with aplomb.
There is no excuse for the tawdry condition of our bathrooms.
After the debate, her mother Lynne's public response, "This is not a good man--what a cheap and tawdry political trick," was widely quoted.
His story glitters with high adventure, big names, and fascinating characters in tawdry corners all over the globe.
After all, her off-kilter studies in fandom, whether directed at contemporary urban waifs or traditional bucolic splendors, have always thrived on their palpable alienation from the glamorous and tawdry worlds they conjure--an ambience not lived but learned from glossy magazines, a period memoir, a paused videocassette.
But why should the facts get in the way of a tawdry ending to a tawdry series, in which two people who beg the question 'Are they really celebrities?
Heart of Desire sat on one corner, a tawdry whore of a bar" (p.