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Mat

A general term for Russian profanity. The use of mat is illegal in Russia, though this is only enforced sporadically. However, inadvertently using mat can make it more difficult (or at least awkward) to conduct business in Russian.
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Twenty-five percent of sales from the welcome mats will go to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation in the United States and to Canadian Cancer Society breast cancer research and support programs in Canada.
Some BIS staffers had different reasons for not spreading the welcome mat for Malcolm Knight, a twenty-four-year International Monetary Fund veteran who--in his short stint at the Bank of Canada--made a name for himself in one area especially: reducing staff and cutting costs.
I drove by a house in the country the other day where the welcome mat was replaced by a sign posted beside the front door: "No Trespassing, Asshole
Our idea was to use a welcome mat as both a core brand icon as well as a unique and meaningful fundraising tool," explains Mike Valenti, president and creative director, VALENTI Advertising Design Ideas.
ASHLEY WILLIAMS rolled out the welcome mat for new Swansea coach Francesco Guidolin - after admitting he had to Google him first.
PRESIDENT Barack Obama has greeted Northern Ireland's political leaders at the White House after they pledged to roll out the welcome mat to US tourists.
Burns insists he'd lay out the welcome mat for the British No.
TOURISM agencies in the region have put out the welcome mat for a multi-million pound holiday complex planned for rural Northumberland.
RANGERS are ready to roll out the welcome mat once again on Thursday with Werder Bremen supporters invited to a special 'Fanzone' in Glasgow city centre.
BEDLINGTON will be putting out the welcome mat for joint managerial pair Tony Lowery and Keith Perry for their derby against West Allotment Celtic at Welfare Park.
SIR ALEX FERGUSON is prepared to roll out the welcome mat for Ruud van Nistelrooy's return to training with Manchester United on Monday.
THE welcome mat has been laid out for West Midland firms looking to capitalise on the growing South East Asia free trade area.