dinner pail

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a pail in which a workman carries his lunch or dinner

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This dinner pail provided "means for warming articles of food, and also, where light is necessary, as in mines, to afford means for giving light at the same time the articles are warming.
Long the journalistic shorthand for the mine laboring, quiche-hating man on the street (they don't call him Joe Sixpack for his love of Coca-Cola), however, beer may soon be marketed at wine like prices The most familiar, well-worn political metaphor of our time could soon become about as relevant a signifier of economic status as the top hat, the monocle, or the full dinner pail.
He was a humanitarian whose primary goal was, as he put it, "to help the farmer and fill the poor man's empty dinner pail.
He reminded us that anything that helps to fill a dinner pail is valuable, and he bore down hard on the relationship between soil, fertilizer and growth.
While Bretton Woods was largely John Maynard Keyne's blueprint accepted by global leaders, the man himself handed in his dinner pail shortly after the meeting and with him off the scene the IMF and World Bank became a bit US-centric rather than really global instruments.
Demonstrating that good old-fashioned Romany fortune-tellers are a great deal more reliable than the internet, which forecast that I would be handing in my dinner pail last Saturday.
com that I will be handing in my dinner pail on February 4, 2012, though the credibility of this received a severe knock when my brother took the self-same test and it told him that he had been dead for a decade already.
She did not actually set a date for her death, so her many fans will have plenty of time to pray, and to lay in stocks of beer and snacks for the inevitable re-runs of her finest work when she does hand in her dinner pail.
Pimbrera from fiambrera a stack of dinner pails used for the delivery of cooked food.
The problem with people who think that all expatriates should hand in their dinner pails and go home at the age of 60 is nothing to do with any belief that these people cannot make a contribution to the economy.