Shoddy apartments and an image in the mirror of a dirty toddler in a diaper.
The textile industries (the making of carpets and rugs, cotton goods, cotton smallwares, dyeing and finishing textiles, felt goods, felt hats, hosiery and knit goods, shoddy, silk and silk goods, woollen goods, and worsted goods), employed 32.5% of all manufacturing wage earners in 1905, and their product ($271,369,816) was 24.1% of the total, and of this nearly one-half ($129,171,449) was in cotton goods, being 28.9% of the total output of the country, as compared with I I% for South Carolina, the nearest competitor of Massachusetts.
Untold hours of do-it-yourself-manship and emergency repair had finally overcome poor septic design and generally shoddy workmanship to create communities of adequate comfort and living.
The chief industries are the manufacture of railway plant, cloth, wool, soap, shoddy, furniture, bricks and cement.
Cleveland is the headquarters of the largest shoddy mills in the country (value of product, 1905, $ 1, 0 84,594), makes much clothing (1905, $ 10, 4 26, 535), manu factures a large portion of the chewing gum made in the United States, and is the site of one of the largest refineries of the Standard Oil Company.
The town is a centre of the heavy woollen trade, and has extensive manufactures of army cloths, pilot cloths, druggets, flushings, &c. The working up of old material as "shoddy" is largely carried on.
There is nothing shoddy regarding their impeccable handmade craftsmanship, but if you're not an extreme diva, you may just prefer the slightly more subdued look of a seasonal Prada bag.
The people became more and more impoverished and degraded, a new and shoddy nobility was created and granted wide privileges, and art and letters declined.
If you are looking for a professional real estate inspector, Illinois state licensing laws will go a long way to protect you against shoddy quality and less-than stellar professionalism.
In Sybil were exhibited the social relations of rich and poor (the "two nations") under this regime, and under changes in which, while the peasantry were neglected by a shoddy aristocracy ignorant of its duties, factory life and a purblind gospel of political economy imbruted the rest of the population.
shoddy construction are often a primary cause of death and serious injury.
"You little bastards aren't going anywhere," she told them triumphantly, admiring the shoddy combination of tacks, tape and nails holding the strands in place along the wall.
abounds everywhere, but the quality of much of their work is immensely shoddy.
clunky interface, shoddy graphics, and painful learning cycle, there is a glimmer of something truly great.
dissatisfyntee against faulty or shoddy workmanship - we will return to your premises at any time should you be dissatisfied in any way.
Also I am totally flabbergasted that SCCC would accept this shoddy piece of programming which could cost them dearly in terms of lost subscriptions.
When yu buy sneakers from a catalog and they're shoddy and have glue globs on the rubber, you don't berate yourself.
The set looks shoddy (too much wood paneling - did Noel specifically state he wanted nothing hi-tech or shiny?
peeling paint, crumbling masonry, broken fixtures or shoddy wiring or plumbing.
shoddy ear pieces.
shoddy treatment or bad service from a Bank?
shoddy building practices.
shoddy deal on cotton shows how much has to change at the WTO to make trade fairer for poor people.
And the truth is after five years of lies and spin they are beginning to look pretty shoddy.
Beneath a rather shoddy canopy, a pathetic looking child.
The other five tracks are none too shoddy either - a most charming offering.
However, the quality of workmanship is very shoddy.
The disk was so shoddy it had no installation routine.
Others are really shoddy in comparison to your well-designed site.
In short Slovenia makes much of " western " Europe look shoddy!
In fact the general look of the whole project seemed shoddy.
Among the general, lazy, shoddy workmanship on display here, two things stand out.
Among the miscellaneous cloths made or made partly of cotton may be mentioned: waste cloths, made from waste yarns and usually coarse in texture; khaki cloth, made largely for military clothing in cotton as well as in woollen; cottonade, a name given to various coarse low cloths in the United States and elsewhere; lasting, which seems to be an abbreviation of "lasting cloth," a stiff, durable texture used in making shoes, &c.; bolting cloth, used in bolting or sifting; brattice cloth, a stout, tarred cloth made of cotton or wool and used for bratticing or lining the sides of shafts in mines; sponge cloths, used for cleaning machinery; shoddy and mungo, which though mainly woollen have frequently a cotton admixture; and splits, either plain or fancy, usually of low quality, which include any cloth woven two or three in the breadth of the loom and "split" into the necessary width.
Low-quality housing and shoddy construction are often a primary cause of death and serious injury.
It has a combined FM radio as well with shoddy ear pieces.
Have you ever received shoddy treatment or bad service from a Bank?
He exposed inhumane prison conditions and shoddy building practices.
The shoddy deal on cotton shows how much has to change at the WTO to make trade fairer for poor people.
In short Slovenia makes much of " western " Europe look shoddy !
Lemon laws are generally designed to cover when a shoddy piece of merchandise makes its way to the floor through an honest mistake.
Many cheap picture frames consist of shoddy workmanship in which the glass easily pops out from behind the frame.
Fake designer models may have shoddy or poor construction, so be sure to examine the stitching and materials.
Cracked glass, shoddy installation and old windows are examples of switching out windows from necessity.
Knowing what to look for can keep you from purchasing shoddy merchandise.
It is far better to pay extra for quality service than to take the lowest bidder and wind up with a shoddy product.
If you lay a floor leaving gaps and uneven areas, your flooring will end up looking shoddy no matter how much money you spent.
Failing to do this will result in a shoddy and unprofessional looking job.
Although the fabric was garbage and the construction was shoddy, the fit was like nothing I had ever experienced before.
It's important not to associate the word "cheap" with poor quality or shoddy craftsmanship.
After all, just because you are buying a pair of replica Chanel sunglasses doesn't mean you want to be scammed or receive a shoddy product.
Instead of purchasing shoddy plastic parts that will only be broken or lost, parents can help teach their children how to make origami weapons.
Shoddy packaging may be a sign of less-than-quality work.
Since they specialize is selling products for the blind and partially sighted, you know you're not getting something shoddy.
A top-notch restoration job can make a car almost as valuable as one in original condition, while shoddy restoration work can decrease a vehicles value by thousands of dollars.
You don't want to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars, only to get a shoddy piece of equipment that breaks down soon after setting up.
Essentially, you may be trading in your panty lines for the appearance of a shoddy liposuction job.
Be aware, though, that many places advertising free layouts are simply places for ad generation, or provide shoddy services, or both.
shoddy workmanship on display here, two things stand out.
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