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Filth

See also Dirtiness.
Augean stables
held 3,000 oxen, uncleaned for 30 years; Hercules’ fifth labor: washes out dung by diverting a river. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Hall, 149]
Jungle, The
portrays the lack of hygiene among Chicago meat-packing plants (1906). [Am. Lit.: The Jungle, Payton, 356]
Lake Erie
Great Lake; once so polluted, referred to as Lake Eerie. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 887]
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Images taken on an inspection of HMP Liverpool show graffiti and damp-hit walls, smashed windows, a cockroach, litter-strewn walkways and filthy toilets.
During operation, 6000 kilograms spoiled and filthy fish was spoiled which was disposed off later.
I don't allow my children to move out of home in the evening as many incidents of children falling into the ponds of filthy water have occurred, said a group of housewives.
Details about the filthy conditions that led to the closure of the fast-food van, run by Thornaby mum-of-two Rosana English, were given at Teesside Magistrates' Court.
He also advised the other drug dealers of the area to leave the filthy businesses in the area and make sure to be a good citizen and play their constructive role for the better society.
Inspectors also discovered filthy floors and dirty food storage containers and rotting food in a refrigerator.
Unlike other games though, where the humor and shock come strictly from the cards' content, in Filthy Mime, it's the players' actions that create the most laughs.
The trio and American Stacey Chavis became Isa & The Filthy Tongues before Martin, Fin and Derek branched out on their own again as The Filthy Tongues.
Irish bar operator Hathor Inns has invested more than PS750,000 to transform the former Blu Bambu nightclub venue into the first North East outlet of Filthy McNasty's, an Irish themed bar and club which has already proved popular in London, Belfast and Nottingham.
And Northern Irish firm Hathor Inns Limited is looking to turn it into a Filthy McNasty's bar and club - the fourth in the UK.
Paddy and three pals were in Belfast on Sunday for a few drinks and went to Filthy McNasty's on Dublin Road.
After this, their careers continued to flourish - often as they worked together, not least in Filthy, Rich & Catflap, which was written by Ben Elton and also starred fellow Young One Nigel Planer, and the selfpenned Bottom (1991-1995).