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Bum

A person unable or unwilling to work, and who therefore must beg for money. The term has a derogatory connotation, implying laziness. A large number of bums in an area may indicate economic dilapidation.
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Who better to ask than our model Mhairi, 24, who was daring enough to bare her bum for this photo-shoot.
While Bryan Porterfield, 23, from Edinburgh, added: "I think she looks great, and her bum looks very natural.
I've always thought it was my best feature and, without sounding too cocky, people are always telling me that I have a nice bum.
We can either buy in to this bum paranoia, kick- start a gruelling exercise regime and desperately pray for glutes like Jennifer Lopez or simply ignore it.
On the streets of Glasgow, the builders' bum proved to be still all the rage.
Centuries ago, plump women were considered the height of female beauty, but today's emphasis on smaller, trimmer and more athletic-looking bums reflects our obsession with fitness.
For those who are counting, there's a mystery bum - so tune in and find out who it belongs to.
Rugby is a macho sport, but her ad has got everyone - male and female - staring at the players' bums," he said.
A clear bum with no marks or blemishes is a good sign - it means what you see is what you get.
And how about putting the photocopier on a swivel so we can photocopy our bums while standing up?
FRENCH footballers are all promiscuous homosexuals who leer at their team-mates' bums in the showers.