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Working Stiff

Informal; an employee in a non-management position, especially one who is treated poorly. The term often is used in reference to tensions between corporate authorities and those under them.
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Stiff Little Fingers formed in Belfast in 1977, at the height of the Troubles.
Sometimes you want a robot, or any machine, to be stiff," said Shepherd, whose group recently published a paper on electroluminescent skin, which also has applications in soft robotics.
Long after the onset of winter, the stiff stems, with leaves and seed heads still adhering to them, continue to lend structure and colour, even if by now it is a subtle, monochrome biscuit.
Stiff Person Sendromu; abdominal, aksiyel ve ekstremite kaslarinda rijidite, lomber hiperlordoz, hareket guclugu, kaslarda agrili spazmlar ve yuruyus bozuklugu ile seyreden otoimmun temelli bir hastaliktir (1).
Police and housing association officers visited Stiff 's house in Cedarhurst Drive in April this year after receiving concerns from the public.
The court heard that since September 2006 Stiff had been in receipt of carer's allowance.
Detailed programme - (700 copies) - two A4 size stiff papers folded in the middle and printed on all eight sides.
8-9] Several other variants have also been described, such as stiff baby syndrome and stiff limb syndrome.
For the meringue topping, whisk the egg whites with an electric whisk, or using a mixer with a whisk attachment, until they hold stiff peaks.
ALMOST one in three people experiences back and neck pain after a night's sleep, while most feel stiff or ache, research suggests.
If you lie down on the couch and watch TV or work on your laptop while sitting on the bed, you are taking up the wrong posture, which could lead to a stiff neck.
Objective: Post-traumatic stiff hand is common a condition which causes pain and disability, the paraffin wax bath and joint mobilizations have the key role in its rehabilitation.