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merry-andrew

1. adjective Amusingly foolish or idiotic; of or charaterized by clownish behavior or sensibilities, especially in public. Though at first I found him quite funny, Tommy's merry-andrew routine has grown quite tiresome lately.
2. noun A person who acts like a clown or buffoon in public, especially for the amusement of others; a fool or idiot in general. I know you enjoy the attention that being a merry-andrew brings, but if you act like a fool all the time, people will start believing you actually are one.
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While I was staying there, Andrew bought a house on Melrose and moved in.
But then his brother, Thomas, who lives in The Bronx and teaches guitar, heard about Beth Abraham, a not-for-profit, 520-bed facility, and suggested that Andrew move there to be closer to his family.
Andrew is the product of a bed-switch ruse concocted by his master and his father, a house slave, one ill-fated, whiskey-laden evening.
The cost of purchasing an antenna and related system are only part of its ownership cost," said Russell Dearnley, director, Earth Station Antennas and Systems, Satellite Communications, Andrew Corporation.
Andrew offers a complete line of robust and field-proven distributed communications system solutions for difficult coverage areas, tunnels, metros, and buildings, and has more than 15 years of experience in designing, installing, and managing large and complex radio frequency distribution systems for metropolitan railways, building owners, and public mobile radio and telephone operators throughout the world.
Our agreement with Andes will combine the complementary resources, capabilities, and product portfolios of two companies that serve the same cable television multiple system operators (MSOs)," said John DeSana, executive vice president and group president, Antenna and Cable Products Segment, Andrew Corporation.
As we approach the 10-year anniversary of the establishment of our local subsidiary in India, Andrew is proud to significantly expand its capabilities in support of this nation's rapid deployment of wireless networks," said John DeSana, group president, Antenna and Cable Products Segment, Andrew Corporation.
We are delighted to see their high level of support has continued throughout our relationship and that it is a normal part of doing business with Andrew.
Integrated dual band offerings from Andrew and Overwatch are expected to be available in November.
Elcoteq's manufacturing in lower-cost areas of Europe and North America, combined with Andrew's existing Shenzhen, China manufacturing location, provides Andrew with a global source for low-cost, regionally-produced filter products.
Elcoteq has provided manufacturing and related services for Andrew Corporation since 2001.
Andrew's coverage and capacity systems, which transmit in all wireless frequencies and modulation standards with perfect integrity, are easy to install and flexible to cover indoor areas of any size," said Bob Hudzik, group president, Wireless Innovations, Andrew Corporation.
Our expanded manufacturing presence in Europe enables Andrew to offer high quality product, local engineering assistance, and experienced support to our many customers in the region," said John DeSana, group president, Antenna and Cable Products Group, Andrew Corporation.
The increase in size of the project award to Andrew is indicative of the confidence customers have in our worldwide geolocation performance and dependability," said Terry Garner, group president, Andrew Network Solutions.
Andrew designed, supplied, and installed single- and multi-carrier indoor coverage and capacity systems in nine of the 12 stadiums to be used during the games and in metro rail systems in several of the German host cities.