Slusher


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Slusher

A slang term for an individual (or, rarely, an institution) who makes informal loans at an exorbitantly high interest rate. The term is most common in the U.S. Navy. See also: Loan shark.
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Slusher spent the remainder of his days living in his home in Hyde Park and passed away in 1957.
It's the slusher (and the) slushee," says executive producer Brad Falchuck of the romance between Finn and Rachel.
The forces measured are astonishingly small," says quantum physicist Dick Slusher of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.
Interpretations of Buber's philosophy have been offered by sport philosophers and physical educators such as Gerber (1972); Kretchmar (1975); and Slusher, (1965).
Front row, left to right, LTJG Jon Lavery, CDR Matt Ott, CDR Max Slusher, RDML Wolfe, COL Gary Wiest, DLA CO, DST Haiti, CDR Doug Bridges, Naval Supply Systems Command Headquarters, and LT Kris Williams.
Ospital died in the collision; Slusher sustained permanent disability; and the Campbells escaped unharmed (State Farm Mutual Automobile Ins.
Approaching from the opposite direction, Todd Ospital swerved onto the shoulder of the road and died in a collision with another vehicle driven by Robert Slusher, who was permanently disabled.
Slusher is assistant professor and program chair for Medical Assisting Education at Ivy Tech Community College, Kokomo, Logansport and Wabash campuses in Indiana.
We saw last year that Caribbean growth rates were somewhat lower than they were in 2006, we are talking about a movement away from an average of 7% for the region as a whole down to perhaps 4%," said Director of Economies Alan Slusher said at the bank's annual review of regional economies:
WUSF associate producer Tara Slusher nominated her and said, "Shannon's a perfect example of what WUSF TV is capable of cultivating in the students who work here.