bag lady

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bag lady/man,

a homeless indigent woman or man who carries all personal possessions in a portable container.
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Sure, it was just a joke that day at the restaurant in 1985, when Snyder, responding to Weaver's concern about their economic futures, said: "We could all be bag ladies together.
These monologues have been adapted from interviews the author and her aides recorded with indigenous indigents, as well as from testimony in Anne Marie Rousseau's book Shopping Bag Ladies.
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For once the stars turned out looking like stars and not a bunch of bag ladies - or Liz Hurley.