shmo

NOUN
  1. (Yiddish) a jerk
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  • From the Rushmorean cover portrait of Bush (which over the headline 'An American Revolutionary' was such a brazen and transparent effort to recall George Washington that it was embarrassing) to the 'Why We Fight' black-and-white portraiture of the aggrieved president sitting somberly at the bedside of the war-wounded, this issue is positively hysterical in its iconolatry. "What kind of a maniac puts eagles in a Christmas tree?": James Wolcott
  • The carving of the Mount Rushmore Monument likewise spanned a period of fourteen years.
  • Ask the fishmonger to bone the fish for you.
  • Stokton, a fishmonger, Thomas Yong, a saddler, and Robert Jakes, a shearman — all of whom had more than once been convicted of perjury, and on that account been struck off inquests — had contrived to get themselves replaced on the panel, and had been the chief movers in the recent actions against the late mayor and other officers of the city. London and the Kingdom - Volume I
  • Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford 'Ram of Amun' at Oxford University's Ashmolean Museum In the current financial climate, it is a real coup to have completed this £5 million project, which comes two years after the big renovation of the museum in 2009. More Beauty in Oxford
  • Ashmole was fascinated by magic, alchemy and astrology, and befriended many astrologers regardless of political allegiance.
  • What we have in Barack Obama is the perfect blending of postmodern Marxism with therapeutic psychobabble into a royal narcissistic mishmosh. Archive 2009-03-01
  • Dead fish, huge things that would grace any fishmonger's slab, could be had by sticking your hand in the water. Times, Sunday Times
  • If you are unsure about how to cut open a scallop or sea urchin, fillet a brill or clean an octopus, just ask your local fishmonger to do it for you.
  • Further into Chinatown there are more traditional market-type shops, including fishmongers with plastic buckets of eels, poulterers with flattened ducks and grocers with rambutans, lychees and other tropical Asian fruits.
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