Example sentences for: alums

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  • Not surprisingly, a slew of bad reviews for this bottom-feeding comedy about a fish tank cleaner who falls into the gigolo business by accident: "Among devotees of comedy, Deuce Bigalow is for the undemanding" (Lawrence Van Gelder, the New York Times ). Some go so far as to insult the cast, calling star Rob Schneider "a runty fellow of no particular talent" (Susan Wloszczyna, USA Today ). One reviewer pipes up in the movie's defense, calling Deuce "an hour-and-a-half goof on kinky sex, bathroom humor and inner happiness … a considerable cut above the crop of recent features by other SNL alums" (which is not saying much) and that it's "funnier than it deserves to be, not to mention rather sweet in a sophomoric, manwhore-with-a-heart-of-gold kind of way" (Michael O'Sullivan, the Washington Post ). (Click here to find out more about Rob Schneider.)

  • Tradition-bound alums hate the program's new softness (more gender equality, less hazing), while the administration notes that 1997's female cadets can do more push-ups than 1962's male cadets could.

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