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watering hole

1. a pool where animals drink; water hole
2. Facetious slang a pub
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Earlier this year, I read about filling shallow dishes with marbles and water so the bees and butterflies could stand on the marbles to drink - a more trendy watering hole if you like.
Ismat Hassan, who came from Tanzanias capital Dar es Salaam to study and board at Kingani, got stomach ulcers from drinking the well water, typhoid from the water collected from watering holes, and pain and exhaustion when she chose to drink neither.
And The Westerton Arms as a watering hole is one of the best.
Sarita and PV Subramaniam have earlier raised funds to provide solar powered pumps to borewells that supply water to the watering holes at Karnataka's Bandipur Tiger Reserve.
One of the techniques the group has been widely using is through watering hole attacks: the attackers injected websites with a link redirecting visitors to a malicious server.
WCS-trained local communities and law enforcement since 2016 have documented several instances of poisoned watering holes resulting in dead animals across Preah Vihear, Stung Treng and Mondulkiri provinces.
Fortunately, this dilemma can easily be solved by constructing your own strategically placed watering holes. All it takes is a shovel and some landscaping liner to create the perfect spot to intercept a wall-hanger with a dry throat.
The atmosphere in our favourite watering holes, we're told: "is now comparable to outside air".
ISSUE 71 with the story about the watering holes of old Boro rang a bell with Kathleen Williams.
Other neighboring Emirates and countries do not allow alcohol at all and although Dubai's watering holes are almost exclusively in incredibly ostentatious hotels, the possibility is there to unwind after a day's work.
Produced by Kevin Smith, director Malcolm Ingram's Small Town Gay Bar focuses on the family-like bonds forged within and, alas, the homophobic adversaries plaguing a pair of gay Mississippi watering holes, Rumors and Crossroads.
From the days before time was kept, people have had to follow trails to the known watering holes. In the desert it was life and death for primitive people.