cesspool


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cesspool

Colloquial term for septic tank.
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When Newark eliminated its contaminated cesspools and wells, it replaced them with an underground sewage system which proved haphazard, badly designed, and inadequate.
The city of Washington was built on a cesspool," said a seething Lisa Simpson, having just seen a bent congressman stick four fingers into a briefcase full of dollars " - and it still is a huge, dirty cesspool today".
Initially a bit shy to dip his big toe into the city's cesspool, Bandini eventually performs a belly flop when he meets Mexican barmaid Camilla (Salma Hayek).
And the once beautiful and mystical Bangkok has become a cesspool of perversion.
I know better than to sit on a public toilet seat because I know about the cesspool of germs and bacteria that often live there.
His administration is a cesspool of ethical conflicts,'' says Bob Mulholland, political director of the state Democratic Party.
Contract notice: Architectural and engineering services for comprehensive modernization and repair work in 12353 berlin (conservation area pitcher cesspool settlement).
Before Meyer retired, he was a cesspool contractor for nearly 30 years.
This would have essentially turned one of the few community amenities available to the San Fernando Valley into a giant cesspool.
The Los Angeles Unified School District, the comedian affirms, is an overcrowded cesspool of disorganization.
Hathout also says, ``The (Arab) nations that made peace with Israel will be swept away in the cesspool of history.
Up to 10,000 people have resisted orders toevacuate, despite warnings that staying in the toxic cesspool was "tantamount to suicide".