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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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Journalists from the other national newspapers who turned up in midweek to do colour pieces and previews were given the bum's rush. The Sun had effectively bought the club, even to the extent of Page 3 lovelies draping themselves around the players, plus any amount of other sleazy tricks.
ELTON John has been given the bum's rush by school heads in Atlanta after they objected to erotic photos in an exhibition he's mounting there.
His petitions were given the bum's rush by the council, though, as councilors argued that renaming the street would create an inconvenience and place a financial burden on the businesses located on it.
The Third Division strugglers sealed a sponsorship deal with ASDA last week that brought them their briefs for a game that saw East Stirling given the bum's rush as the Highlanders broke their horror sequence of 10 league defeats in a row.
But because those self-imposed standards have slipped slightly in recent months - a trend perhaps not entirely unconnected with the fact that several of his prime players were laid up with injuries or dreaming of World Cup glory - he was given the bum's rush.
Midland transport chiefs have given the bum's rush to a cheeky advert for a health and fitness club.
Leicester don't intend to be given the bum's rush by Robbie Fowler at Filbert Street today.
BY DARREN LEWIS OLIVIER GIROUD has given the bum's rush to critics who called him arrogant.
Both Victoria and I appear to have been given the bum's rush.
Male nudity and graphic gay sex has been given the bum's rush and, at least on the evidence of the first episode, while there may be a thrusting snog, Queer As Folk 2 has gone all coy.