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Vig

Interest paid on a loan to a loan shark. Vig is usually very high, or at least higher than the legal limit for interest. It is also called shy.
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There exist Asians who are not shy and who head successful family corporations.
Make some noise for Speedo Shy and big it up for Tish.
Mike says: "I'm amazed at the number of wonderful performers who give their free time to help raise money for the Shy Lowen Horse and Pony Sanctuary; this is a brilliant charity which takes mistreated and abandoned horse and gives them a caring home in which they heal and thrive.
Shy has both and he shows guts, as one disaster follows another after the ship goes down.
The research team, from CU-Boulder's Institute for Behavioral Genetics (IBG) and the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, found consistent evidence to support only the hypothesis that shy toddlers were delayed in speaking but not in understanding.
In contrast, shy elk slowed down and carefully picked their way through the hunting pressure.
In June of 2011 while on Tour in Germany with her longtime Band "The Shy Guys" that Jean Shy has been performing with since nearly thirty years, she suffered a massive stroke.
Meet her headteacher and explain to her that your granddaughter is terribly shy so everyone is aware of it and can help bring her out of herself.
His sister Cristina Balotelli told Radio 5 Live: "He is very shy, even if he likes to be getting attention, this is also a characteristic of people who are shy.
INTERVIEW SHY and the Fight's live reputation belies the fact they are essentially a folk band.
She seemed to be saying with her eyes in a shy pained way: "I know you.
The buzz is Irrfan felt so shy dancing in front of the pretty lady that he didn't want her to be around on the sets.