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dippers

di perz

  • n  a Baptist denomination founded in 1708 by Americans of German descent; opposed to military service and taking legal oaths; practiced trine immersion
  • n  a ladle that has a cup with a long handle
  • n  a cluster of seven stars in Ursa Minor; at the end of the dipper's handle is Polaris
  • n  a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
  • n  small North American diving duck; males have bushy head plumage
  • n  small stocky diving bird without webbed feet; frequents fast-flowing streams and feeds along the bottom

  • Among the skinny-dippers across the country, men seem to outnumber women by about three to one.
  • After their first alarm subsided, fanny-dippers and local authorities have discovered that East Coast surfers are mostly clean-cut collegians whose hair is as short as their .
  • WPB banned further production of thousands of kitchen utensils after this week, including bottle openers, corkscrews, dippers, sieves, bread-boxes, jugs, dustpans, washboards .
News & Articles

  • 2 council members hit into triple-‘pay’
    They’re triple dippers.Two City Council members have been in public service for so long, they’re collecting government pay from three sources — salary, pension and Social Security, according to newly released financial-disclosure forms.Oliver Koppell (D-Bronx) — one of the wealthiest members of the City Council — and Karen Koslowitz...
    July 3, 2013 - New York Post
  • Pols do ‘double dip’
    Now, this is rich. Ninety members of Congress are double dippers — collecting both a legislative salary and taxpayer-financed pensions.The double-up crowd includes some of the wealthiest members of the Senate and House, an analysis by the National Journal found.One pol’s public pension even exceeds her congressional salary...
    June 29, 2013 - New York Post
Quotes

  • Bill Richardson in KRQE
    So we should change the law; we should restrict it,Richardson said. "There's a bill in the Legislature--that if it comes to my desk, I'll sign it--that restricts the use of these double dippers."

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