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  • s  very bad
  • s  damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless
    rotten floor boards
  • s  having decayed or disintegrated; usually implies foulness
    dead and rotten in his grave

  • So how much damage can a few rotten tomatoes really do? The tomato-linked salmonella outbreak announced by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 3 has claimed 228 victims .
  • The authors point out that Chinese gourmets, rebuked for liking "rotten eggs," can point with horror to the "rotten milk" (cheese) that Westerners find so delicious.
  • All your fruit is rotten.
News & Articles

  • Jonathan Gold | L.A. restaurant review: Trois Mec is a coveted ticket to cutting edge
    Protip: You can tell a lot about a dude from the way he eats buckwheat "popcorn," the crunchy fried grain that tends to show up before the meal at Trois Mec, the new restaurant from Ludovic Lefebvre. The more primitive members of the species worm their fingers into the tiny cup like apes hunting for grubs in a rotten log, scooping out a grain or two and licking them off of their salty fingertips ...
    June 14, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • Why Reviews Matter For 'Man Of Steel'
    It's hard out there for a superhero. On Thursday, fanboys spent the day refreshing the Rotten Tomatoes web site as the critic reviews for the new Superman movie, Man of Steel, rushed in. The site aggregates reviews from around the country and gives each film a score based on whether the reviews are positive or negative. At first it looked like the movie was getting great reviews but by the end ...
    June 13, 2013 - Forbes
  • Rotten To The Common Core / Advanced Stupidity
    Rotten To the Common Core We learned the 80s, 90s and 2000s that The New Math was stupid Outcomes Based Education (OBE) was stupid The Open School was stupid Fuzzy / Reform Math was stupid Whole language was stupid Multicultural Focused Education / Ebonics was...
    June 9, 2013 - AsianWeek

  • Nick Clegg in
    In his foreword to the document, party leader Nick Clegg said the Lib Dems will "sort out our rotten political system once and for all" if successful at the May 6 General Election.
  • Jeff Jarvis in International Herald Tribune
    It was a match that will have been relished only by rabid nationalists and others for whom victory and vengeance are the sole reasons for playing sport. Truth to tell, the last day was as bad as the first. It was a rotten contest that singularly... Peter Roebuck Navhind Times Jan 7, 2008 84776 112898 rotten It is a bit of, 'what came first, the chicken or the rotten egg,'" said Jeff Jarvis, who teaches journalism at the City University of New York. "Both are to blame."

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