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Little to no chance of something. Of uncertain origin, it is either a reference to "Buckley's and none" (a pun from the former department store Buckley's & Nunn), or to the escapades of the escaped colonial convict William Buckley. Primarily heard in Australia. I'd say you have Buckley's of getting that loan approved.
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The "odyssey" (which often seems more of a straight-line projection of young Buckley's iron purpose than a storm-tossed and unpredictable voyage) begins with Dwight D.
Ryan Robinson restored a little normality with 33 before becoming Buckley's third victim in an excellent 10 overs which yielded three for 25, Swaine reaching 103-6 in the 31st over.
Buckley's odds of matching all eight numbers on his ticket and also having a 10 multiplier were 1 in 23,011,460, Johnson said.
A few days later, as National Review prepared to reprint the column, Buckley's sister Priscilla proposed a playful cover banner: "Buckley for Mayor.
Similar liberal wish-fulfillment resurfaced decades later in the television miniseries "The West Wing," and it must have been sweet vindication for Vidal when he was cast as a venerable Democratic senator in the 1992 film "Bob Roberts") As Buckley's biographer Sam Tanenhaus observes in "The Best of Enemies," Buckley and Vidal "were circling each other from very early on.
Tuesday, April 14 Miss Buckley's handbag is discovered in Dawsholm Park, in the Kelvindale area of Glasgow early in the afternoon.
He tells RBR-TVBR: "The sale of Buckley's KSEQ(FM) will provide Lotus with parity as a dominant duopoly player in Fresno".
He once encountered Henderson sharing a heart-to-heart with one of Buckley's favourite horses.
Buckley's staggering literary productivity (about 35 nonfiction books plus another 20 novels), and his thrice-weekly syndicated newspaper column, helped educate a generation of conservatives.
Buckley's critique of Yale came to symbolize to a wider audience a growing concern of the secularization of Christian colleges and universities across the country.
I should tell the reader up front," Bogus warns, "that I am a liberal and thus critical--in some instances, highly critical--of Buckley's ideology.
Arquette will play Mary Guibert, the widow of singer/songwriter Tim Buckley, Jeff Buckley's father.
Buckley's barrister, Robert Newcombe, said the offence was committed against a background of alcohol abuse and suicide attempts by Buckley.
The majority of Buckley's squad from last season have re-signed, while young forward Danny Drazdauskas has also joined after moving down from the Middlesbrough area and the club hope to announce further new signings over the weekend.
The alleged attack took place after the victim left his car at the back of Buckley's house in Darlington.