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However, the apparent stability was supported by a rickety framework of constantly revolving foreign credits and high world grain prices; therefore, Hungary remained undeveloped in comparison with the wealthier western European countries.

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ribald or obscene.

The Centipede entertains with ribald dirges to Sponge and Spiker, but in his excitement he falls off the peach into the ocean and has to be rescued by James.

During this time Duchamp drew and sold cartoons which reflected his ribald humor.

A ribald spin-off of the Miss Oktoberfest pageant is celebrated in some local high schools, in which all participants are male, but dressed as women.

ribald jokes remain forbidden, as during the rest of the year.

A slightly ribald anecdote about a panicked Creole bride on her wedding night is told in The River Road and is mentioned in Once on Esplanade, Madame Castel's Lodger, The Chess players and others.

The way this material was handled contrasted with elsewhere: for example, the contemporary radio comedy programmes Beyond Our Ken and Round the Horne featured homosexuality as a cause for ribald mirth, as did the Carry On films.

Making these pieces has always been extremely arduous but somehow in their company, with a constant flow of ribald banter, it's easier to ignore your blisters and your bleeding finger nails.

But this group of young men were just ignoring them for the most part - with an occasional ribald jest for good measure.

The satiric, ribald musical comedy will have a national tour.

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