tobacco road


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tobacco road

n. Informal
A poverty-stricken rural community.

[After Tobacco Road, , a novel by Erskine Caldwell.]
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"You listen to The Beat Don't Feel The Same, that was the '90s French house I was hearing when I was working at Catapult and then you have Tobacco Road, which is a classic rock 'n' roll track which my dad would play in the house when I was growing up."
Wilkerson has long been a proponent of smoke-free apartment living and says the aura of Tobacco Road had little influence on the company's decision to begin converting properties several years ago.
(142.) Tate, "In the 1800s," 110; Tate, "Potholes on Tobacco Road," 30; Robert, Story of Tobacco, 112.
Tobacco Road, a quick, easy read about a family of white Southern sharecroppers during the Depression, is fascinating and ludicrous all at once.
Other highlights in 2014: the introduction of the Norwegian Getaway in January, ordering two more Breakaway-Plus ships, buying a ship for Oceania, and negotiating deals to add lively bars Margaritaville and Tobacco Road to its fleet.
Norwegian Escape's dining and entertainment will include outposts of several popular land-based outlets, including the first-ever floating Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville restaurant and a re-creation of Miami's oldest and most legendary bar, Tobacco Road.
Pietro Innocenzi 1.55 Goodwood Sporting (50:30:20:10) 11-14 Stomachion, 10-13 Magic Hurricane, 9-12 Sea Shanty, 7-9 Salutation, Ajman Bridge, 5-7 Tha'ir, Sennockian Star, Niceofyoutotellme, I'm Fraam Govan, 4-6 Blue Surf, Busatto, 3-5 Cameron Highland, Hi There, Viewpoint, Gworn, 2-4 Wigmore Hall, Charles Camoin, Tobacco Road.
Raleigh, NC, June 13, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Tobacco road tours announces two new Raleigh city tours:
1 Which group had a 1964 Top Ten hit with Tobacco Road? 2 In which city are the Tivoli Gardens?
That's not stopping the bad blood from flowing on Wednesday night when the Tobacco Road Rivalry continues at the Dean E.
Tobacco Road looks a solid pick for the Richard Hannon team in the Reheat Nursery Stakes.
TODAY'S SARABAND SELECTIONS GOODWOOD: 2.20 Claude Monet, 2.55 Liber Nauticus, 3.30 Tobacco Road, 4.05 Steeler (nap), 4.40 Woolfall Treasure, 5.15 Time Medicean, 5.50 Jabhaat, 6.20 Before Bruce.

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