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shanty

shan tee

  • n  small crude shelter used as a dwelling
  • n  a rhythmical work song originally sung by sailors

  • Chen pushed plans to build a subway, cleared run-down shanty communities and built small parks all over the city.
  • When Martnez went afterward to see the family, he found their one-room shanty, built of pallets and cardboard, open on all sides to the wind.
  • At 43, he has survived childhood in a Macau shanty town, four prison sentences and a lifetime of street fighting to become, according to senior police officials, the leader of the .
News & Articles

  • Newspaper: Plane crash victim's body found
    Newspaper: Plane crash victim's body found EPHRATAH — The body of the third victim in last month's Angel Flight crash was apparently found Wednesday afternoon near a freezer at an ice cream shop, the Leader-Herald of Gloversville is reporting. Fulton County Sheriff Thomas Lorey told the newspaper that the body was discovered about 3 p.m. outside Granny's Ice Cream Shanty, less than a mile from ...
    June 12, 2013 - Albany Times Union
  • Sheriffs discuss liability and disasters at conference
    Law enforcement officials from 83 departments attended the Michigan Sheriffs' Association Conference at Shanty Creek Resort in Antrim County.
    June 11, 2013 - TV 7&4 Traverse City
  • Ron Gilbert's Scurvy Scallywags sings a salty sea shanty
    This is Portabliss , a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. Ron Gilbert's Beep Games has a new game out on iOS called Scurvy Scallywags (subtitle: In the Voyage to Discover the Ultimate Sea Shanty ), and it's a match-three puzzle game with light RPG elements and plenty of pirate humor. It's only 99 cents in the App Store right now, and that's probably all of the ...
    June 7, 2013 - Joystiq
Quotes

  • Juan Barreto in Buzzle
    It's shameful to see people playing golf and just right there in front of them is a shanty town,said Mr Barreto in an interview on state television. "We are following the policies laid out by President Chávez ...... to give a new social...
  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Hurriyet Daily News
    TOKÄ° started working on the project after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan stated, "There will be no Roma living in shanty houses anymore."
  • Wilfred Thesiger in Corvallis Gazette Times
    It seemed to me tragic that they should become, as the result of circumstances beyond their control, a parasitic proletariat squatting around oil-fields in the flyblown squalor of shanty towns in some of the most sterile country in the world,...

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