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slut

Archaic a female dog
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The seed of our destruction will blossom in the desert, the alexin of our cure grows by a mountain rock, and our lives are haunted by a Georgia slattern, because a London cutpurse went unhung.
What starts as a conventional modernist protest at the deadening effects of the daily commute, suburb-to-office-and-back ("Hauling eight coffins and their dead, / My office train for Cape Town / Shoves its brown caterpillar head--/ Through Woodstock's slattern wilderness"), turns into a threnody for a divided society:
As our own Mark Steyn put it with characteristic pungency in an American context:</p> <pre> NBC is celebrating Easter this year with a special edition of the gay sitcom "Will & Grace;' in which a Christian Conservative cooking-show host, played by the popular singing slattern Britney Spears, offers seasonal recipes--"Cruci-fixin's.
A lowborn Marie-Aurore had been taken away from her bought-off mother and raised and educated by her ambitious grandmother; and so, after her son fell off a horse, would she in turn buy off Sophie, a true slattern, and raise this bright child, when she wasn't in a convent school, to read books, play music, and organize theatricals.
Bronson fights for his right to hire union crews and ends up in jail, where he crosses paths with a top mafia hit man, played perfectly by Al Lettieri, my very favourite "heavy" of all time (unforgettable is his brilliant portrayal of the double-crossing thug who throws chicken bones at slattern Sally Struthers while her doomed husband drives them toward the apocalyptic shoot-out in Sam Peckinpah's The Getaway).
Except, of course, in the play she is personified as a slattern, a trollop, a person who couldn't be more remote from the notion of the Lady Dulcinea.
1); languid partying sylphs in Daniel Reich's "The Nocturnal Dream Show," an homage to radical faeries and their drug-dazed, performing brethren, at Pat Hearn; weird slattern homebodies, including a befuddled Gramps, in Chris Verene's photos at Paul Morris and American Fine Arts; Cindy Sherman's portraits of rapacious or spaced-out women who fall short of the mark (Metro Pictures, Gagosian); Peter Hujar's photos of mental patients, Mrs.
The first joke here is, of course, the: title: Schlamponia comes from the German word for slob or slattern.
Bemused, they guzzle beer and insist that the woman he's just slept with is a promiscuous slattern with a predilection for group sex.
1) Hence OED calls Malkin a diminutive of Matilda/Maud 'applied typically to a woman of the lower classes', with a later sense, first attested in 1586, of 'untidy woman; slut, slattern, drab'.
She staggers across the stage, indicating like mad that Julie's now a booze-soaked slattern.
Bemused by gallantry, we hear our mediocrities over-praised, indolence read as abnegation, slattern thought styled intuition, every lapse forgiven, our crime only to cast too bold a shadow or smash the mold straight off.