An oracle also decreed this sign. Morning Edition was on the radio, that week's New Yorker on the kitchen counter. At this suggestion, the entire meeting erupted into loud cheers that continued for many minutes. If you wanted to save money you could have only the front of the mantle shaped and leave the back as the rough, unfinished wood. First reference in print to this expression, 1932, Washington post.
I like the general drift of your focus here, which is on the results of your actions. In Texas, for example, you might want to avoid the Fort Worth home where a drunk woman hit a homeless man with her car and left him to die in her garage. The context I saw it in was a book called Six Days of War where President Johnson was trying to come up with a strategy on the impending Israeli-Arab 6 day war in 1967 69? It is the origin that cannot be defined. Also, what exactly does it mean to bell the cat? Excellent,said a wise young mouse, but who is to undertake the job? If that is a correct interpretation then the term half-assed was in common use since at least the late period of the Roman empire. It's harder to find things like this out than you think, Condrey tells the , so he set out to make it easier. The dirty windows can be a driving hazard since they can make it hard to see. After a while I began to see how someone as high powered as Brian Haas, a busy surgeon who probably devotes very little time in a day to doubt, might learn to suspend disbelief about something like the urbanity of his adopted hometown.
An oracle had decreed that when the time arrived for them to choose a king, the person to be chosen was he who arrived at the temple in an ox-cart wagon. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. But the smartest mouse asked the question of who should bell the cat. Condrey says a death on-site can reduce a property's value by 15% to 25%. To quote the Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang which I usually just quote as Lighter says, there are quotes from 1947 to the effect of what you want. And regarding being organized, organization is of great importance to me.
Often in the past teams of mules were used instead of oxen or horses. And German helped me in many situations in many other countries as well, situations where the only language I had in common with someone was German. I always thought the phrase Half-Assed had to do with labor animals. A strictly mickey-mouse band is still box office. Kids had Mickey Mouse watches, Mickey Mouse lunch boxes, thermoses, clothes, etc.
Any reproach is welcome for my interpretation. It is most likely a mispronunciation of the word haphazard. Confirmation that he was the right person for the job came in the form of an eagle that landed on his cart at the same time. But, after that first go through, where you get all the ones you know cold, then you go through and look at the rest. We've already seen that it meant second-rate in the late 30's. The posts in this blog, specifically those relating to mytholgy and meanings and origins of words, are the result of looking up stuff that I find intersting.
Courtesy When should you do a half-assed job? The and the will give you guidance on how to use this site. A further oracle decreed that the person who untied the knot would become the King of Persia. Realtors initially weren't fans of Condrey's business, since it's harder to sell so-called stigmatized properties. The modern half-assed job is frequently substandard, while the original half-adz job was a time and money saver. I recommend going over the whole test lightly and just answering the questions you are very sure about. Hamilton, 2d Lieutenant of said Company F, before and in the presence of said Company F, while he, the said Joseph B. You have to actually want the results you claim to be after.
King James, in a moment of temper, called the Earl's courage into question. Professors do a half-assed job. Any questions that will yield to a few minutes of thought, you do those next. The meeting went on for a very long time with one suggestion after another to defeat the cat in battle being jeered down as foolish, given the respective strength of the cat to the mice. We're a high-powered New York-Washington couple, he explained, as I joined him early one morning for breakfast before he walked his children, Julian and Zachary, to school. There are earlier cites using Mickey Mouse in music to indicate that it ain't the best thing going, but rather a version that is second rate.
Many tried, but nobody could untie the knot, too difficult. Another of the Earl's sons was Sir Archibald of Kilspindie, James V's Grey Steil, who was Treasurer of Scotland. You make a good point with perfect examples when you argue for doing a half-assed job. With blogging in particular, it seems that a lot of people I have been guilty, too spend too much time on design and layout and not enough time on writing quality content. So things could be Mickey Mouse as early as the 1930's. However, the question of who was to have the courage to bell the cat was a difficult one because of the inherent danger.