When the murder is discovered, Johan initially runs away, paranoid and nervous that he is being watched even when he is alone in his room: "Not a man, but a wastepaper basket
For example, typing 65 words per minute may be an essential function for a secretary while emptying the wastepaper basket
would be a marginal function.
When Henman closes in he looks more like an accountant pretending to be a pirate, a letter-opener in his hand and a wastepaper basket
on his head.
Drunkard Robert Long, 37, was seen setting light to a wastepaper basket
by one of the survivors.
The religious attitudes of those who dressed Whoppi in a habit are little different from those who gave you Jesus-the-voyeur in the Last Temptation of Christ; supplied an entire cast of degenerate Catholic misfits in Priest; presented a young novice in Agnes of God who strangles her baby and dumps it in a convent wastepaper basket
During the search, the investigators examined every room of the house and recovered three important items of evidence: a pistol found in a chest of drawers, a torn note found in a bathroom wastepaper basket
, and a suicide note tucked inside a Christmas card on top of a chest of drawers.
This is the sort of imaginative approach which really justifies this book, and it ought to have tutors who still teach Johnson from their undergraduate notes reaching for the wastepaper basket
I then returned to my office to get a tissue, went back to the playground to retrieve the condom, and, without thinking, dumped it in my wastepaper basket
. There it sat the rest of the day, in plain view of everyone.
As Peter Elbow says, "Garbage in your head will poison you, but garbage on paper can safely be put in the wastepaper basket
Smokey's broadcast voice was that of a Washington, DC, radio personality, Jackson Weaver, who spoke into an empty wastepaper basket
to achieve a properly authoritarian and patriarchal effect.
Toth, who seems to have been--to put it charitably--a most amazing chump, threw this note into a wastepaper basket
, whence it was retrieved by someone Nelson (who served a tour in Moscow as a correspondent) calls "a drunken janitor" known as Mashina Sasha, or Masha's Sasha, after his wife.
But back to animals: "I think a mouse was here before us," said Cathy, inspecting nibblings in the wastepaper basket
by the door.