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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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April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, Good Sam Club members choose which companies roll out the red carpet -- or, in this case, the welcome mat -- of good customer service.
Early next month, the Ladies are rolling out the welcome mat again, this time for anyone who thinks they might like to join this friendly and highly successful choir.
This Sunday sees Nova line up against unpredictable Cat at Coronation Park, while Lancelyn put out the welcome mat for experienced campaigners,Sports-mans,at Levers.
soil, and I do not want to encourage more illegal immigration by appearing to them to be laying out a welcome mat.
The man slipped the gun into the pocket of his light brown jacket and ran out the door, dropping some cash on the welcome mat.
WHEN the playing staff of a club put out the welcome mat for an incoming manager and when the chairman says he is friendly with the said manager and enters into a Roy of the Rovers scenario, then the situation becomes disconcertingly too close to the comfort zone.
Meeting couples' second criterion--the freedom to personalize their ceremonies--seems like a relatively uncomplicated task compared with the many challenges that come with rolling out the welcome mat.
SLALEY Hall in Northumberland will put the welcome mat out for our Costa Blanca Cup on Wednesday, September 30.
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
Now it will become a new welcome mat - transformed into a visitors center and restaurant.
The city will put out a new welcome mat that will give the Sault a new look from the American side of the St.
For one, scientists remain uncertain what kind of ill effects may follow if they repeatedly flood the nasal passages with large quantities of the synthetic receptor, which in its natural form has important duties beyond serving as a welcome mat for rhinoviruses.