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Buckley's

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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A few days later, as National Review prepared to reprint the column, Buckley's sister Priscilla proposed a playful cover banner: "Buckley for Mayor.
This trip in combination with the Father's Day gift from his daughter reignited Buckley's interest in beekeeping, resulting in a hobby that spanned several decades.
Tuesday, April 14 Miss Buckley's handbag is discovered in Dawsholm Park, in the Kelvindale area of Glasgow early in the afternoon.
A Royal Mail spokesman said: "WeW are inve n stigating Mr Buckley's complaint and will be contacting him directly to resolve any n issues.
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.
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.
She told how Buckley's other son had been severely injured on duty in Afghanistan while Matt was going through difficulties.
Nine months prior to that gathering, Christopher Buckley's endorsement of Barack Obama's presidential bid (in an article for The Daily Beast titled "Sorry Dad, I'm Voting for Obama") resulted in his banishment from National Review, the conservative journal founded by his father in 1955.
In large part Ken succeeds on both fronts, but there is no disguising the fact that Buckley's is a strongly personal account of that estimable organisation, the NSW CCL.
In advance of this summer's 15th anniversary of the release of "Grace," Buckley's landmark debut album (August 1994), the two "Grace Around The World" packages will be available at all physical and digital retail outlets starting June 2nd through Columbia/Legacy, a division of SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT.
Buckley's capable hands, what starts as a simple send-up of our political mores develops into a rich tale of our media-centric culture.