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whirlybird

n. a helicopter. See that whirlybird up there? It’s timing your speed. Slow down.
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Whirlybirds was very popular but it clashed with Robin Hood on Tyne Tees at 5.
Now I don't remember if it was Nigel or another guy who lived by the school whose house I used to stop at on the way to school and we would watch a bit of a show called Whirlybirds.
In China, a Shanghai firm is partnering with Sikorsky, a top global copter maker, and has already collected over a dozen orders on sleek new whirlybirds.
The United States has a readyexcuse -- its whirlybirds are tied up in Iraq and Afghanistan (though it has plenty sitting at bases here at home).
ENGLAND whirlybirds Michael Vaughan and Marcus Trescothick prepared for today's opening tour match by joining the earthquake disaster zone airlift.
IT has been brought to our attention that a group we believe to be known as The Whirlybirds has made a fundraising CD.