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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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Atif Khan has directed the concerned authorities for taking indiscriminate action against those spreading filth. GDA has installed dustbins at every place beside the establishment of sanitary camps to guarantee cleanliness in the area.
Frank Skinner |is swapping 'filth' for the finer things in life
If our local councillors TOOK a WALK in the PARKS and down the village streets they would be horrified to see all the dog filth littered around.
Daring to tackle victimisation, bullying, sexism, racism, homophobia and many other non-politically correct subjects head on, Filth, adapted from Welsh's 1998 bestseller of the same name, is more watchable.
I traced the rat run to a students' house, which when the builders eventually turned up to set it up for the next tenants they were nearly physically sick when faced ith the filth in the house, which included curry thrown up the walls.
Teesside Punk Festival - A Night For Niggsi is at the Georgian Theatre in Stockton tonight with music from The Filth, Amazing Space Frogs, Funhouse, Johnny Seven, Dogsflesh, Snide Remarks, No Way and Zeitgeist77.
It would have been nice to see more range from the band but maybe I'm being too picky, after all, it is only a two-track single and both Hooked On Love and Too Damn Good show that The Filth Hounds are more than capable of blasting out a heavy rock tune...or two.
Maria Teresa Gandolfo Santonja, El sociolecto marginal de Filth. Estudio Traductologico, Alicante, Publicaciones de la Universidad de Alicante, 2008, 120 pp.
TOTTENHAM boss Harry Redknapp described the chants aimed at him from West Ham fans as "filth" after his old club were defeated yesterday.
TheMan in the Wooden Hat by Jane Gardam (Europa Editions) This beautifully written novel , a companion to Gardam''s Orange Prize shortlisted Old Filth, tells the story of Filth''s wife Elizabeth.
Filth & Wisdom had its world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival on Wednesday and early reviews agreed a poor-to-average movie was saved by its exuberance.
What started out as jokes at a conference--supposedly over coffee--evolved into a full academic study of filth and impurity as religious insult in medieval Europe.