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cesspool

Colloquial term for septic tank.
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It is the cesspit of 10 Downing Street and to say that we are all tarred with the same brush as Damian McBride is unacceptable.
On July 21, there was another incident involving an animal stuck in a cesspit, this time a cow in Llanfairpwll on Anglesey.
And I'm wondering what would happen if we all now refused, on moral grounds, to pay the licence fee until police uncover the depths of the BBC's cesspit? And how cowardly of corporation bosses to be publicly attacking newspapers for NOT breaking this story instead of asking the obvious question "Why didn't they?" They're the people who paid Savile's wages, facilitated his depravity, allowed him to abuse girls inside their own building.
Stuart Pearce is rising above the cesspit of modern game
These buildings are carefully positioned to collect winds from the hills that form a bowl round the centre, and to focus them on the lake, picking up litter on the way and turning the water into a species of municipal cesspit.
These people keep spouting the same old rubbish about how the world will come to a sudden end when we leave the cesspit of the EU.
No, we'd be escaping an antidemocratic cesspit of troughers and regaining our sovereignty and democracy, something that those Second World War forces spilled blood to defend.
Is there no body of honourable public figures willing to attempt to clean up the cesspit that the celeb culture of the UK has become?
Stewart sedated his fiancee with sleeping pills before suffocating her and dumping her body in a cesspit under a garage at their PS1.5million home in Royston, Herts.
A GRANDMOTHER is causing a stink over a collapsed drain at her Coventry home which has seen her walls and windows covered in faeces and her garden turned into a flyinfested cesspit.
LORD Patten has asked the BBC director-general George Entwistle to review its guidelines on child protection following what he called the "cesspit" of sexual abuse allegations against Jimmy Savile.