piss-poor


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piss-poor

adj
slang of a contemptibly low standard or quality; pathetic
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For 30 years there have been attempts to scrap the waiting-list appointment system for teachers (a true crime against education) but it has met with the resistance of AKEL and its fellow travellers, who support to the right of piss-poor graduates to teach kids.
Cardiff and the surrounding areas have so much to offer but things like this , poor parking, piss-poor roads and under utilisation of the airport are restricting Cardiffs potential.
And, according to chairman Dave Dogget, this welcome windfall will help revamp their ageing Abbey Stadium - which includes plans to upgrade the toilets - a worthy reward for Manchester United's piss-poor performance on Friday night then.
He wants both to benefit from the sexism of an industry that will give him $10 million to make a piss-poor imitation of Breillat and to reject the society from which that industry sprang, and so, in a bit of faith gone bad, he identifies with the proudly unfeminine, perversely not-feminist woman.
We wouldn't have to highlight any of these incidents if the product on the park wasn't so piss-poor.
Death and misery still stalk their daily lives thanks to piss-poor Palestinian leadership and the international community's moral bankruptcy.
Cause you'll sell your piss-poor mag to all the uprising posers who change 10 times before going out to skate and shower regularly.
After all, how rich does he have to be before he'll consider it safe to risk the loss of the vapid lead in the next piss-poor romantic comedy?
These papers are piss-poor examples of what can happen to corporate journalism in this country.
America, I worked my ass off for your piss-poor wine.
It's because the nevy is so influenced by these aviators that it's still so piss-poor on details.