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The return of Premier League football couldn't have come soon enough, with football fans forced to endure a week of pointless international friendlies that were, for the most part, as dull as dirty dishwater.
With no running water, buckets of urine and dishwater were out in the open.
Residents also are asked to refrain from tasks that use a large amount of water, such as using the dishwater or washing machine.
Modern-day gangster films remain likely to feature diner scenes, and Jack Kerouac’s meticulous descriptions of the stench of dishwater and counters pocked with knife marks are, in Michael Stern’s mind, immortal.
The cocktail resembles dishwater—or a very dirty martini—which could pose a problem for bartenders, since most drinkers expect their classic martini to be crystal clear.
With their dishwater-brown color, the creatures are hard to spot in murky waters.
In the end, John Lindsay got his victory, but with only 45 percent of the vote, while his Democratic opponent, dull-as-dishwater Abe Beame, polled 41 percent.
Well, this series, which arrives Friday on Amazon, makes both the Fitzgeralds and the 1920s seem drab as dishwater.
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Definition of dishwater for English Language Learners
: water in which dishes have been or are going to be washed
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