glue-sniffing


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glue-sniffing

n
(Sociology) the practice of inhaling the fumes of certain types of glue to produce intoxicating or hallucinatory effects
ˈglue-ˌsniffer n
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glue-sniffing

[ˈgluːˌsnɪfɪŋ] nlo sniffare m (colla)
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As a young man, I slept in the cold streets of Ongata Rongai behind Ongami House, sharing food with wild birds, vultures, dogs, cats and other glue-sniffing street children.
My generation were the glue-sniffing generation, not drug-taking.
Loida Sapalo, head of Akay Kalinga, told the Inquirer that like other street kids, the glue-sniffing Sumampong initially resisted help.
Experts reckon glue-sniffing is a bigger killer of teenagers than hard drugs.
The director confessed he almost pulled off a coup by reuniting Llyr with his real life sibling and fellow Twin Towner Rhys Ifans, the pair having originally burned up the screen as the glue-sniffing, car-stealing Lewis brothers.
Under Milk Wood will also see Allen reunited with Ifans for the first time since the Ruthin-raised actor burned up the screen 16 years ago as one half of the glue-sniffing, car-stealing Lewis twins.
If Kyle hauled a senior politician or member of the monarchy on stage and barked "Come on, admit it - you're a glue-sniffing gambling addict who slept with your brother-inlaw's wife while he was undergoing open-heart surgery", I'd sit up and take notice.
Following a newspaper for children edited by formidable acid-tongued editor Lynda ("Again, less stupid," she said batting away one of her reporters' efforts - Julia Sawalha, never better), it refused to talk down to kids and tackled heavy subjects like child abuse, glue-sniffing and guns without preaching.
Little dalit will get no education and live in railway stations, handy for begging, offering themselves for prostitution and, as relaxation, glue-sniffing.
Zigo's "stick it to whitey" attitude spells trouble for Adam and his glue-sniffing brother Marian (Martin Hangurbadzo) when Zigo involves them in his illegal schemes.
Incidentally, if Celtic were gearing up to play a big team like Barcelona in the Champions League Final at Wembley (I really must stop this glue-sniffing malarkey) I bet the Hoops would demand a 50-50 ticket allocation.
It's unlikely that the art director would have dreamed to have glamorised glue-sniffing, heroin abuse or drink-driving as part of the shoot.