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s la mer

  • n  a person who closes things violently
    she's a dramatic slammer of doors
  • n  a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

  • Fresh out of the slammer in 2007, Paris Hilton, a frequent Letterman guest, made a big mistake and returned to the show.
  • Steffi's father could face the grand slammer for tax evasion MEDICINE: Has Gene Therapy Stalled? Scientists may have pushed the technology too far too fast.
  • Still paying his debt to society, Tse tells PTI's Kate Drake about his fortnight in the slammer, what happened to that famous Ferrari and why he is still the baddest boy in Canto .
News & Articles

  • LIRR ‘whiz’ skirts prison
    A former medical-office manager who soiled herself in court after getting busted in the LIRR “gravy train” scam was granted her Number 1 wish yesterday — no time in the slammer.Maria Rusin, 57, let loose a stream of tears after getting sentenced to three years’ probation — with six months under...
    June 15, 2013 - New York Post
  • Deputies: Woman pulled gun on roommate for hiding vodka
    Kari Ann Bradford Dangler was taken to the slammer on Wednesday after she allegedly pointed a revolver at one of her Key Largo roommates who hid her vodka, according to a news release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office        
    June 14, 2013 - Orlando Sentinel
  • Former bodyguard to Mayor Bloomberg sentenced to 7 years in love-triangle shooting
    A veteran NYPD detective, once assigned to protect the mayor and his family, got seven years in the slammer yesterday for shooting his girlfriend’s former beau in the buttocks. Convicted shooter Leopold McLean, 49, also got a verbal spanking from the judge for the boneheaded, career-ending attack. “I don...
    June 14, 2013 - New York Post

  • Mark Steyn in 940 News
    Then Marie-Josee turns up and it's perfectly obvious from her first 10 minutes that she's gung-ho to send him to the slammer for 75 years,Steyn said. "That's been one of the tough things in this trial, the people he didn't expect to turn...
  • Tony Hadley in
    Tony said: "Everywhere we go, we'll take a massive flat case of tequila we've called Slammer 1. It's been with Spandau since day one."
  • Mikko Hypponen in E-Commerce Times
    We've seen very fast-spreading viruses -- Slammer scanned 4 billion IP addresses in 13 minutes -- and we've seen very destructive viruses [like when] CIH overwrote both hard drive contents and the BIOS chip,said Hyppönen. "But we haven't...

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