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POM

phase of the moon

Usually used in the phrase "POM-dependent", which means flaky.
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"I said to the Pommy Hater, I will tell people the truth about you Aussies when I get back home.
Janine Pommy Vega, poetry workshop teacher, said this need for voice is a basic element of prisoners' poetry.
'The Australians did get fed up with this Pommy having a go at Australia.
119), and this gesture is repeated in essays focused on Helen Adam, Diane di Prima, Joyce Johnson, Hettie Jones, Joanne Kyger, Janine Pommy Vega, and Anne Waldman.
As a nuts-and-bolts manual for such readers, I also highly recommend Words Over Walls: Starting a Writing Workshop in Prison, by Hettie Jones and Janine Pommy Vega, veteran teachers and publishers of prison writers, published in 1999 by PEN American Center.
I hope the two with funky shaved heads have applied sun-screen to their delicate Pommy pates.
Frontman Roger Daltrey said: "Their prime minister told us: `Get out you pommy b*** and don't come back.'
Janine Pommy Vega's "Poem Against Endless Mass Poetry Readings," in fact, parodies the sub-Ginsbergian dross that came in "Howl's wake (and which we seem to be stuck with in poetry slams and coffeehouse open-mike nights) while attempting to hold on to Ginsberg's spirit:
"Their demands are such that few plants can satisfy them today," said Jacques-Yves Dambricourt, Pommy Aviko sales manager.
AN Australian rugby union captain called a British tourist a "Pommy c***" and hit him before being floored by one punch in retaliation, a court heard.
"The English-born batsman, who is great mates with Pommy Test star Joe Root, took 24 balls and 31 minutes to get off the mark against South Australia.