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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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Los juegos verticales en Filth son menos numerosos que los horizontales y mas dificiles de traducir porque no se puede aplicar una traduccion literal, pero Gandolfo admite que los resultados de las estrategias seguidas por el traductor son favorables porque intenta conservar la equivalencia funcional entre el texto origen y el texto meta.
In The Filth, Adam and his alienated sweetheart Eve inhabit a 2-D comic book universe known as Status Quorum.
All of a sudden we're nominated for a Grammy with the likes of Motorhead," said Cradle of Filth guitarist Paul Allender, who noted that his first reaction to the news was to laugh it off as a joke.
Displaying rare depth and coherence, Cohen's volume gives an excellent, eclectic look at the rich figurality of filth and makes a compelling case for its importance to an understanding of modernism.
Jane Gordam's novel Old Filth is the remarkable tale of Sir Edward "Filth" Feathers and a wonderfully entertaining account of his life and times as a part of England's sometimes eccentric legal system.
The Quran absolves all these noble and pure prophets of all the filth such Israelite superstitions, which the Jews added to the Torah, tried to attach to them.
More than mere war stories, however, these anecdotal memoirs strip all of the supposed glory from close-in ground combat and show it in all of its filth, grief, and abject terror.
Pacepa wrote that one of his agents, Constantin Munteanu, once reported to him after monitoring a session with Ararat and his homosexual bodyguard: "I've never before seen so much cleverness, blood, and filth altogether in one man.
His solo debut on Broadway is more than a pumped-up lounge act--it's a two-hour barrage of physical humor, singing, dancing, and dishing filth.
In a transaction arranged by CB Richard Ellis, Caspian Capital Management, LLC, an affiliate of CDC IXIS MA, has committed to 5,945 s/f of prime office space at 745 Filth Avenue.
A zoned-out male voiceover adds further uncertainty: "Stagnant, foul, soup, rancid, filth, seething .
Police charged the seniors for allegedly beating juniors and showering them with urine, excrement and other filth during the hazing.