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shop

noun A place where a thing is produced and/or displayed and sold.

verb To peruse or purchase wares from an emporium or enterprise.

shop

See Sweatshop, Workshop.
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As late as the third chapter, he is still refining his central thesis; on page 108 we are reminded that the "broadest claim of Talking Shop is that a vigorous print culture of craft developed in the context of nineteenth-century industrial production: industry created a market for accounts of human handiwork as more compelling than the physical, machinelike iteration of tasks, and thus embedded craft in a network of changing imperatives and new definitional standards" (108).
In the forum Talking Shop, Wintonick gave details of his extraordinarily varied life as director, editor, producer and teacher.
Be conversation savvy: Talking shop is fine, but striking up a fun conversation about something other than work will leave a lasting impression.
As the EU Parliament is merely an expensive talking shop, with the real decision making powers lying with faceless, unelected bureaucrats I will be happy to make my vote a 'protest vote'.
Richard Scriven THE WRU seems to be the biggest talking shop in the UK.
STEVEN PRESSLEY is hoping SFA bigwig Mark Wotte's Performance Advisory Panel proves to be more than just a talking shop.
THE panel which will look at the future of England's public forests must be more than a talking shop, campaigners said .
A No vote would result in the Assembly working inefficiently and would make it no more than a glorified talking shop.
This surely is yet another example that the WAG is just a costly talking shop.
WHAT incredible things we learn from the wise national sports hacks on the talking shop show that is Sunday Supplement (Sky Sports 2, Sunday).
G 14 is the group that was formed as a talking shop by Europe's elite clubs.
What's the point of all the considerable cost (think about Scotland's 10-times-costlier-than-thought parliament) of setting up a talking shop with jobs for the boys?