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snakepit

(ˈsneɪkˌpɪt)
n
a pit filled with snakesa hostile or dangerous environment
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It's been a disastrous campaign for the Conservative Party and a successful one for Labour so far - Jeremy Corbyn's clearly a man far more comfortable campaigning at rallies than performing pantomime politics in the Westminster snakepit.
John says: "The reason it was called The Snakepit is because the regulars used to play dice in the back room of the pub - and getting just two ones is known as Snake Eyes, hence the nickname.
The SnakePit tracer box, SnakeBite connectors and grounding anodes complete the tracer wire system, ensuring the greatest trace-ability.
In the fifth essay, Oliver Lovesay describes four novels that deal with thinly-veiled fictionalizations of Amin: Peter Nazareth's The General is Up, Giles Foden's The Last King of Scotland, Moses Isegawa's Snakepit, and Goretti Kyomuhendo's Waiting.
P, Cinderella 1988: Iron Maiden, Kiss, David Lee Roth, Megadeth, Guns N' Roses, Helloween 1989: Festival cancelled 1990: Whitesnake, Aerosmith, Poison, Quireboys, Thunder 1991: AC/DC, Metallica, Motley Crue, Queensryche, The Black Crowes 1993: Festival cancelled 1994: Aerosmith, Extreme, Sepultura, Pantera, Therapy, Pride & Glory 1995: Metallica, Therapy, Skid Row, Slayer, Slash's Snakepit, White Zombie, Machine Head, Warrior Soul, Corrosion of Conformity 1996: Kiss, Ozzy Osbourne, Korn, Sepultura, Biohazard, Dog Eat Dog, Paradise Lost, Fear Factory
One of the founding acts of the swing subgenre was the Cherry Poppin' Daddies, founded and led by Steve Perry, former singer of the punk bands The Jazz Greats, Snakepit, and Saint Huck.
The two train at prestige wrestling gym The Snakepit, in Wigan, and practise and coach in the gym above Sowing Seeds Ministries in Stockton town centre.
Some fans in the hard-core section tagged the Snakepit even had their season tickets confiscated by police.
Carbon credits, the second snakepit, are investments that offset pollution and that may bring a nice return or may be worthless - it depends what credits you buy and who you buy them from.
They've thrown everything into this snakepit - screamcore, mutant hip hop, mutilated drum 'n' bass, and good old thrash rock 'n' roll before topping it all off with a final chorus you can join in with.
Like Ben Snakepit's 2004 autobigraphical Snakepit and other postmodern graphic novels, Troop 142 subverts plot and narrative threads to create a visceral read.
That's quite a turnaround for the critically-acclaimed guitarist who, after the Roses, founded Slash's Snakepit and co-founded the successfu l Velvet Revolver with former Roses bandmates Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum.