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Skive

(skē`və), city (1992 pop. 19,711), Viborg co., N Denmark, on the Limfjord at the mouth of the Skive River. It is a commercial center and a tourist resort. Nearby is Spøttrup castle (14th cent.).
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THERE'S been a lot of hot air spouted by squealing liberals over the use of the word skiver.
There are genuine cases and the money saved from not paying the skivers could be used to pay more staff to do rigorous checks on the award of benefits.
But then they do not know the difference between skivers and strivers.
The Government strategy is then to portray Labour as being on the side of the skivers, not the strivers.
IT looks as though myalgic encephalomyelitis is the new "bad back" for skivers.
have portrayed Liverpool in such a way that the rest of the country thinks we are all druggies, prostitutes and skivers.
Add that to almost three quarters of the country's skivers prefer to fake illness on a Monday, and that makes today the worst day of the year for employers.
Behind the Government's nasty demonisation of so-called skivers is an assault on the living standards of strivers.
90s 1995 It was dubbed the school for skivers but now it has turned into one for supermodels - to beat a truancy problem.
They're all a bunch of skivers, according to the pair.
In any military unit you cannot in wartime carry the idle, the slackers, shirkers and skivers, the non-team members, nor do you have time to ensure personal standards of cleanliness and kit maintenance, thus the practice is defended by serving soldiers.
Add that to the fact that almost three quarters of the country's skivers prefer to fake illness on a Monday, and that makes today the worst day of the year for employers.