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constitutionally lazy or idle


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I say to POWA and its Mr Kirby that if they are so bone-idle that they will not attend meets in person they should not expect to be taken seriously or to continue to garner so much uncritical media and political support.
Bone-idle, I lie listening to the rain, not tragic now nor yet 'to frenzy bold' - must I stand out in thunder yet again who have thrice come in from the cold?
When the bone-idle beg when there are so many employment vacancies, they should be forced to work on community services to get their life/ work ethic back on trail.
Plenty of time for those MPs who support Jeremy Hunt to work out new ways of making those bone-idle NHS workers do a seven-day-week with no effective pay rise for the next five years.
Take this example from a continuity announcer introducing Off the Page on Radio 4 this week: "Coming up next, after the news, bone-idle Dominic Arkwright discusse s...
He should name and shame the bone-idle blighters so they lose all their handouts.
It was supposed to encourage unemployed single mothers to get off their bone-idle backsides and go out and work at least 16 hours a week, thereby contributing something to the country.
Always hindering her best efforts are her down-market sisters Daisy and Rose and Daisy's proudly "bone-idle" husband Onslow.
Basically, to enter you only have to send your name and address, and even yours truly isn't too bone-idle to do that.
The Mollusc, by Cheshire writer Hubert Henry Davies, is the story of a bone-idle woman whose family and friends vow to wow her back to life.
BONE-IDLE customer was too lazy to return the trolley to the store.
What struck me forcefully was the sheer bone-idle laziness of most of these people.
The clergymen say it is un-Christian to stop benefits, or even cap them at pounds 26,000 a year, for bone-idle scroungers with large families.
Do any of them care that the head of the Scottish mafia Gordon Brown lies to the Iraq Inquiry about cutting the defence budget for those who lay down their lives for our country yet fuels the gravy train for the useless bone-idle slobs who abuse our welfare system from cradle to grave; and ensure billions finds its way to the bureaucratic abyss of local government, devolved powers and Europe?
A poll found Paul, John and Dave were also in the list of the top five most bone-idle blokes.