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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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Formed in 1977 in Belfast, Stiff Little Fingers were at the forefront of the punk movement, and wrote initially about their own lives, growing up at the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
Pacquiao then landed another two-punch combination and a stiff left, all in the middle of the ring.
They will join Eddie and The Hot Rods in support of Irish punk stars Stiff Little Fingers on August 20 at KKs Steel Mill in Wolverhampton.
Green, 35, said: "The old British stiff upper lip lives on strong.
Colin also raised money for John Stiff when he was injured at work and unable to work.
But the team faced stiff resistance as police tried to seize material used in the making of such items.
The first thing you should do when you notice stiff muscles or joints is to determine the cause.
Jurgen Klopp told the official club site: "He has a stiff neck.
The San Mauro Torinese Internatioanl Film Festival (STIFF) will run its second edition on May 23 - 25, 2018, in Turin, Italy.
In a few cases in the literature botulinum toxin has been used in SPS or the focal variant, Stiff Limb Syndrome (SLS).
The more stiff the balloon is, the more difficult for the heart to pump," said Vlachopoulos.
Out-oftown supermarkets have provided stiff - sometimes too stiff - competition, and sometimes the retail "offer" in smaller town centres, especially across urban Tyne & Wear, hasn't been good enough.