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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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"It's a really big deal," says Kay Van Skiver, who along with her husband Wade has been part of the club for about six years.
If you're among the hundreds being made redundant you'll be branded a "skiver" while your benefits are slashed.
But often, people experiencing poverty are abused by politicians and in the media with terms like "skivers", "scroungers", "chavs" and "underclass".
To add insult to injury, benefit recipients are simultaneously being targeted as 'skivers and shirkers' in a breathtakingly vicious campaign of slander and vilification.
The Tories, who like to portray themselves as the party of hard-working families - that's the strivers, not the skivers - were successful last week in moves to limit rises in benefit payments to one per cent.
Illness is the favoured excuse for 84 per cent of "skivers" with some even faking symptoms around the office in preparation for a day off.
Applications for the firm's machines include guillotines, tread tray trucks, web handling, skivers and bias cutters, and tire finishing equipment.
"FACEBOOK skivers" and pointless meetings are among a poll of top office gripes, according to new research released today.
As an Ulsterman, I've no time for skivers. I don't believe in calling in sick when I'm ill - let alone when I'm well.
Employment Law Advisory Services says it has received many more calls than normal from managers who claim "swine flu skivers" are causing more disruption to the workplace than the virus itself.
His poisonous division of the country between "strivers and skivers" was also dodgy, particularly when you look now at what he was doing.
These aren't the fabled skivers - they're in work, trying to make ends meet as costs soar all around them.