Mr. Clean


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Mr. Clean

n. Slang
A man, especially a public figure, who adheres to the highest standards of personal and professional conduct.

[From Mr. Clean, trademark used for a cleaning product.]
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While addressing an election rally in Uttar Pradesh on May 4, Prime Minister Modi had said Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's father was termed 'Mr. Clean' by his courtiers, but his life ended as 'Bhrashtachari No 1."
The rate of new products in wipes continues to be impressive with everyone from large-scale personal and household care companies (like Unilever's new deodorant wipes and P&G's new Mr. Clean Magic Eraser cleaning cloths) to smaller entrepreneurial companies looking to fill a new niche in the market by introducing new products.
Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Sheets are more than just a wall marker remover.
Replacing a thermoformed tub with an overlapping carton configuration for its Mr. Clean Magic Eraser club-store assortment, P&G enhances product visibility while increasing the package's sustainability.
Roh Hoe-chan of the minor opposition Justice Party, whose tenacious pursuit of transparency and justice earned him the nickname "Mr. Clean," committed suicide at an apartment complex in Seoul on Monday amid a bribery scandal.
I have watched and followed past and present goings-on in Congress, where many representatives appear like 'Mr. Clean' probing or, as some quarters say, persecuting fellow officials who are either critics of President Duterte or simply in the firing range just because they were appointees of the past president.
After several decades, a new "Mr. Clean" has emerged.
First-time advertisers both big (Febreze, Mr. Clean) and small (It's a 10 Haircare) will join veterans like Anheuser-Busch InBev, which is set to air a total of four spots during the Big Game.
Panos likes the ease of a foam eraser pad, like Mr. Clean Magic Eraser, though be sure to test it first in an inconspicuous area to make sure it won't remove the color or finish.
The tracks are "Epistrophy" (4:39), "Promises, Promises" (4:26), "When I Dream" (8:52), "The Shadow of Your Smile" (4:33), "The Woman on the TV Screen" (6:00), "The Eye of the Hurricane" (3:29), "Tell Me a Bedtime Story" (5:06), "A Feeling" (4:07)', "Don't Worry 'Bout a Thing" (5:57), "Sunshower" (5:50), "Hear Comes Ron" (3:48), "Impressions" (4:57), "The Thrasher" (5:56), "Mr. Clean" (6:24), and "The Theme" (0:35).
Some bloggers instead recommend a hard white eraser or Mr. Clean Magic Erasers.