jim-jams


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jim-jams

(jĭm′jămz′)
pl.n. Slang
1. The jitters.
2. Delirium tremens.
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The author of 'Waiting for Godot' was told by the publisher that the book gave him "the jim-jams" and the book would lose a great many readers, as people will shudder and be puzzled and confused and won't be interested in analyzing the shudder, the Guardian reported.
On Friday, the domestic speculators played "Friday effect" and campaign jim-jams (preliminary ruling party "United Russia" won more than 50% of the vote - so the political risks for foreign investors pushed to the background) was not conducive to the growth and dynamics in the American markets,despite strong output makrostatistiki unemployment in the U.S..The focus this week will once again European countries.
PUPILS at a Coventry school put on their jim-jams to raise money for charity over Lent.
In Cardiff this week, a Tesco supermarket banned shoppers who continually wore their jim-jams in store.
"Late" is an understatement - James Alexander Gordon was already in his jim-jams with a mug of cocoa and a Jeffrey Archer book when Macken pounced to seal my winning yankee.
Action for Children is calling on Birmingham residents to join the fight against youth homelessness by 'pyjamming' too - posing in their jim-jams and sharing photos online.
And it is encouraging schools and companies to allow students and staff to dress down in their jim-jams for the day and join in the fun.
"Too much attention is given to the bile of a few hundred ever-angry morons online - born with forks in a world of soup, as Noel Gallagher once had it - but they are more to be pitied than scolded as they sit in their jim-jams shouting at their laptops.
ose conned to their corporate cells assume you're just skiving in your jim-jams in front of Homes Under the Hammer.
Downton Abbey (four series), Scandinavian thrillers, Mad Men and Homeland are all part of this pernicious habit that can lead to hours of over indulgence that can involve lounging around in your jim-jams.
The crew's offer of business-class jim-jams failed to placate the duo.
She was spotted in the oil black gloom-suit in Bondi Beach, which should be renamed Bondage Beach, because that thing looked even more dodgy than a Tory politicians's jim-jams.