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  • Shoddy apartments and an image in the mirror of a dirty toddler in a diaper.
  • "You little bastards aren't going anywhere," she told them triumphantly, admiring the shoddy combination of tacks, tape and nails holding the strands in place along the wall.
  • Untold hours of do-it-yourself-manship and emer­gency repair had finally overcome poor septic design and general­ly shoddy workmanship to create communities of adequate com­fort and living.
  • The chief industries are the manufacture of railway plant, cloth, wool, soap, shoddy, furniture, bricks and cement.
  • Cleveland is the headquarters of the largest shoddy mills in the country (value of product, 1905, $ 1, 0 84,594), makes much clothing (1905, $ 10 ,4 26 ,535), manu factures a large portion of the chewing gum made in the United States, and is the site of one of the largest refineries of the Standard Oil Company.

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