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  • s  small and remote and insignificant
    a jerkwater college

  • Feature writers rushed pellmell out to Red Lake Falls on a jerkwater train, half box cars.
  • Irrespective of whether or not the term "jerkwater" is apropos, the town is served by two railroads, namely, the Atlanta, Birmingham Coast Railroad and the Southern Railway .
  • Harvard's varsity made Yale's look like a jerkwater crew.

  • Jason Sudeikis in Scranton Times
    Mr. Sudeikis, playing Mr. Biden, said: "I come from Scranton, Pennsylvania, and that's as hard-scrabble a place as you're going to find. I'll show you around sometime and you'll see -- it's a hell hole. An absolute jerkwater of a town. You couldn't...

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