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jump over the broomstick

Rur. to get married. Jim and Jane have decided to jump over the broomstick. The happiest day of my life was when your mother said she'd jump over the broomstick with me.
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During the night preceding the feast day of Saint Walpurgis on May 1, witches from the whole world fly on broomsticks or devilish animals to the 'Hexensabbat' (witches' Sabbath) on the Blocksberg in the German Harz mountains.
The library decided to drop the whole program, even though no evidence of certified students flying to school on broomsticks was presented.
This thrilling section of the film will probably become the talking point in playgrounds around the country as the wizards and witches take to their broomsticks for an airborne extravaganza of skill and derring-do.
After Cassie had worked out for a few months, her broomstick felt light as a feather.
Forty years ago, a young British physical chemist predicted a structure for an important class of proteins called coiled coils - including keratin, the basic structural ingredient of skin and hair - based on X-ray diffraction data and some fiddling he did with a broomstick and modeling clay.
The Dubai Court of First Instance convicted the defendants of beating and assaulting the detainee with a sharpened broomstick, a metal plate, small knife, nail cutter and their hands and legs and causing him a 25 per cent permanent disability.
The students were also in awe of every display that was available, especially the green screen broomstick experience where you could actually ride one of the broomsticks that were used in the films.
As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind.
EX-EVERTON FC striker Francis Jeffers was found by police wielding a broomstick outside his father-in-law's home, a court heard.
A TEACHER accused of performing a sex act with a broomstick in front of pupils has failed in a marathon legal bid to prove she was unfairly sacked.
A TEACHER turned up to a disciplinary tribunal wearing a witch's hat and carrying a broomstick in protest at the proceedings.
But for one Lancashire company, its trade takes off like a rocket-propelled broomstick at Hallowe'en, powered by its malty strong ale Pendle Witches Brew (5.
A TREE made out of a broomstick, coathangers and wedding decorations won a Christmas competition.
London, Jan 6 (ANI): If scientists have their way, future astronauts would be literally going into space by a broomstick, in the form of a 100,000km long tether anchored to the Earth as a "space elevator".
Then she added black shoes and a black, pointed hat to match her black, shiny broomstick and black, furry cat.