But we could toughen up—have a little higher standard of wit for ourselves and a greater willingness to discourage the dreck.
In a television season that has given us dreck like Zero Hour, Mob Doctor, and Do No Harm, Southland should be a hit.
The website, edited by well-known islamophobe David Horowitz, is home to all sort of virulent anti-Muslim, anti-Palestinian dreck.
That makes you wonder how anyone got hired to write this dreck.
"filth, trash," 1922, from Yiddish drek (German dreck), from Middle High German drec, from Proto-Germanic *threkka (cf. Old English þreax "rubbish," Old Frisian threkk), perhaps connected to Greek skatos "dung," Latin stercus "excrement," from PIE root *(s)ker- "to cut" (see shear (v.)).
: no point in my keeping every drek album/ an opponent of the ticky-tacky world of drecktech architecture
[1920s+; fr Yiddish, ''feces'']