duffer

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duffer

1. Austral slang a mine that proves unproductive
2. a person who steals cattle
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I may even come in myself at a pinch; so you won't be the only duffer, if you are one, and I shall be very glad if you will come down and help us too.
Duffer kept a sausage-shop and never saved a cent in his life because he used to give all his spare meat to the poor, in a quiet way.
Shows like Buffy The Vampire Slayer managed to sustain 22-episode series based around one "big bad" and it never once lost momentum, so how come the Duffers can't make a measily eight episodes sag-free?
The Duffers and I go into every new season determined to not repeat ourselves and to be true to the DNA of our show, while also taking our viewers to a level they haven't been yet.
"And what I would just say is part of the chaos and fun of this particular show is that while the Duffers and the writer's room and we producers outline the entire season, the Duffers really use the writing process to revisit, reassess and question all of their prior assumption.
And you could find yourself with no option but to vote for some people you might think are duffers. In the unlikely event that you had heard of them in the first place.
Kessler says a meeting with the Duffers in 2014 did not reach a deal but the next year they cast for a series they called Montauk.
Is there anyone to take notice of the organized corruption and injustice in appointments and denial in promotions to the diligent and dynamic officers, not duffers and duds?
The Duffers were born in 1984 and raised in North Carolina.
We've reached week five and dispensed with some of the dance duffers, so the judges - including Shirley Ballas and Darcey Bussell - must now rate or slate the 12 remaining couples.
"There is a chronic shortage of duffers, no-hopers and clodhoppers with two left feet" - Broadcaster Vanessa Feltz lamenting that there is too much talent in this year's Strictly Come Dancing.
Donald Trump's misogyny alone disqualifies him" Former Tory leader Lord (William) Hague "I had to leave home and make that journey 300 miles south to right here in London, with little more than an old guitar, a bag of dreams and a notebook full of songs" Newcastle-born singer Sting recalls the start of his career "There is a chronic shortage of duffers, no-hopers and clodhoppers with two left feet" Broadcaster Vanessa Feltz lamenting that there is too much talent in this year's Strictly Come Dancing "Please excuse my embarrassing dad" Message on a T-shirt worn by TV chef Gordon Ramsay's 14-year-old daughter Tilly