As Ferrell readily admits, he may not be a remotely typical citizen of the "empire of scrounge
." He has an employed partner who pays his mortgage and utility bills, covers his health care expenses, and feeds him.
I have nothing against genuine asylum seekers who flee their countries because they fear for their lives, but many are coming to scrounge
benefits, live a life of luxury and fleece the British taxpayer.
Wisner's obvious first task, before any of the skullduggery could be mounted, was to scrounge
up the cash to pay for it all.
Like me, you must be wondering what other two-word, self-canceling campaign keynotes are available for the marginal flotsam candidates to scrounge
However, he managed to scrounge
up $15,000, and Chapples Ltd., a local furniture store, put up the other half of the financing.
The majority of the Company were soon in the wood on the scrounge
; we had been told that we were likely to stay where we were for a day or two.
They decide to buy a lottery ticket and the story shifts into parallel universes: in the first, the family doesn't win and continues to scrimp and scrounge
; while in an alternate universe, the clan strikes it rich and wins pounds 50m, to the delight of Chas (Lucy Pargeter) and Charity (Emma Atkins).
Then there will be less inclination to scrounge
and no excuse for anyone who does.
And it would take them five thousand years at their present rate of fiddling to scrounge
as much as Sir Fred's recent failures cost the treasury.
A source said: "McCaughey had no form of income other than what he managed to scrounge
in benefits but he maintained a healthy lifestyle thanks to his loan sharking.
troops are complaining they have to scrounge
for equipment, six Ohio-based reservists were court-martialed for taking Army vehicles abandoned in Kuwait by other units so they could carry out their own unit's mission to Iraq," reported the AP on December 12.
Because of people like him who CHOOSE not to work and scrounge
from honest people who pay their taxes.