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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BAD EGG

There are fourteen hens, and never do I find a bad egg in the nests.

He is full of practical jokes, and is a bad egg on general principles.

He was always a bad egg; always a disgrace to his name and connections.

Carlsen's a bad egg an', w'en he hatches, you'll see a buzzard.

Parkins is a bad egg, so watch out for him, especially if he is in his cups.

He's a bad egg, but he wasn't made to throw at a pardner's head.

He is a bad egg, one of the very worst, a pretty detestable specimen.

I tell you, Mr. Sumner, he is a bad egg, and he ought to be discharged.

"Of course he is a bad egg, and it is our duty to get him out of the way," replied Hardwick.

I have always believed that there must have been more than one bad egg in the dozen.

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