beanpole


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skinny as a beanpole

very thin; very skinny. (*Also: as ~.) I exercised and dieted until I was skinny as a beanpole.
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beanpole

n. a skinny person. I’m getting to be such a beanpole.
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National Beanpole Week actually celebrates: "Britain's coppiced woodlands, the animals and plants that live in them, the coppice workers who look after them and the beanpoles and other coppice wood products they produce.
However, that will now be the end of departures from Tony Adams' squad, meaning the likes of sought-after Niko Kranjcar, Glen Johnson and beanpole forward Peter Crouch will be going nowhere.
The first ever National Beanpole Week is launched today and will celebrate native coppiced woodland and the ancient tradition of coppicing, has been organised by the Telford-based Small Woods Association.
BEANPOLE supermodel Erin O'Connor has revealed how she finally came to boast an hour-glass figure for Christmas.
Then again, as he's 6ft 5in and beanpole Peter Crouch plays for Liverpool .
Say goodbye to mum, dad and two point four children and hello instead to Batman Dads, Remote Parenting, and the Beanpole Kids
Villa's beanpole striker Peter Crouch is aiming to prove he is Premiership class and not a pounds 4.
Vassell and beanpole striker Peter Crouch scored the Villa goals as Chelsea struggled to shrug off the disappointment of their FA Cup final defeat against Arsenal last weekend.
Use your knowledge of healthy fruits and vegetables to get to the top of the beanpole.
Instead of stretching up like a beanpole, lavatera makes a rounded mound; cheerful pink or white flowers open from buds that bear a strong resemblance to the choicest florists' rosebuds.
If Plunkett does not make it for the final Test, Alastair Cook's squad will include Middlesex beanpole Steven Finn once again for the series finale at the Kia Oval on Friday, August 15.
Or else it won't just be his beanpole figure that everyone will be staring at.
The weirdest sight of the weekend was former pop act bewitched wandering around on stilts asking for a picture with beanpole striker Crouch at the Hard Rock Calling backstage area.
It comes after the beanpole striker was hit with five penalty points in August for speeding after a match in Macclesfield.
The American, who has been struggling with his form this season, takes on Tobias Kamke in Rhode Island today for a place in tomorrow's final, but the German may cause the beanpole trouble.