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Banbury story of a cock and a bull

A story that does not make sense or which rambles circuitously without apparent end. The old sailor, after several glasses of whiskey too many, began to tell some Banbury story of a cock and a bull, which none of us were able to decipher.
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Banbury tale

A story that does not make sense or which rambles circuitously without apparent end. The old sailor, after several glasses of whiskey too many, began to tell some rambling Banbury tale, which none of us were able to decipher.
See also: Banbury, tale

Banbury story

A story that does not make sense or which rambles circuitously without apparent end. The old sailor, after several glasses of whiskey too many, began to tell some rambling Banbury story, which none of us were able to decipher.
See also: Banbury, story
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In 2007, a 17-year-old girl died in a crash when she was turning off Banbury on to Route 25.
Given the small practice registered list and the current workforce challenges in Banbury, the provider will be expected to actively collaborate with local Primary Care Providers and demonstrate formal commitments to form a local Alliance.
Other trains were held up to clear the way for their return back up the same line to Banbury.
Chiltern is still operating services between Birmingham and Leamington Spa but passengers have to take a replacement bus service to Banbury before boarding another train to the capital.
Knight was granted conditional bail by Banbury magistrates yesterday.
In a final review of progress in the fight against Ebola as he prepares to hand over the role to his successor, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania on Saturday, Banbury said, "Given where we started 90 days ago, given where the predictions were of what we might be facing, I think we have to say that the global response to the Ebola crisis has been extremely successful during this past ninety days.
In the remainder of the first half, Banbury made it 3-1 with goals from Adeyinka Talabi (2) and Josh Shama.
Contestants had to choose the subject of their cries from three options: Banbury 1914, Banbury Cross and Banbury Cakes, with John going for the latter.
Nick Rudge, who heads up Savills' residential team in Banbury, said: "Iain is a welcome addition to the team, bringing with him good knowledge of the Oxfordshire market, considerable experience of marketing a range of property types and high regard for the level of service required in this testing market.
9 November 2012 - UK agricultural products company Wynnstay Group Plc (LON:WYN) said today it had taken over hardware and agricultural inputs supplier Banbury Farm & General Supplies Ltd for up to GBP650,000 (USD1m/EUR815,000), net of cash.
9 November 2012 a[euro]" UK agricultural products company Wynnstay Group Plc (LON:WYN) said today it had taken over hardware and agricultural inputs supplier Banbury Farm & General Supplies Ltd for up to GBP650,000 (USD1m/EUR815,000), net of cash.
NORBAR TORQUE TOOLS officially opened its new premises at Wildmere Road, Banbury on Wednesday 19th September with an on-site evening party for employees and special guests, including Sir Tony Baldry MP for Banbury, the Mayor of Banbury Cllr Tony Ilott and the Chairman of Cherwell District Council, Cllr Colin Clarke.
Chiltern Railways, a UK-based train company operating on the London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill route, will be developing a new multi-storey car park at Banbury, UK.
Scott Armitage struck the Banbury woodwork on 67 minutes but the turning point came when Matthew Driscoll received his second yellow card with about 17 minutes remaining, leaving Merthyr a man light.
HALESOWEN were second best in a disappointing defeat at lowly Banbury but were fortunate to be level at the interval as the hosts missed a series of early chances.