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according to Cocker

Indicates and/or emphasizes that something is correct, right, or reliable. Refers to 17th-century English arithmetician Edward Cocker. Primarily heard in UK. Now that I've read over my thesis five times, I am quite sure it's free of errors and completed according to Cocker! The car leaking that much oil does not seem to be according to Cocker—I think you should take it to the shop as soon as possible.
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The main breeds are labradors, cocker spaniels, poodles, golden retrievers and crossbreeds like cockapoos.
The man and I chatted a few more minutes before he and his cocker headed off in their canoe.
Cocker volvio a la atencion del publico internacional en 1982 de una manera que jamas habria imaginado y por obra de una cancion que detesto desde que la escucho por primera vez, si bien en el instante mismo de grabarla supo que seria un exito: "Up, where we belong" ("En lo alto, a donde pertenecemos"), parte de la banda sonora de una pelicula inane en la que solo valia la pena mirar a Debra Winger (las senoras diran que a Richard Gere).
Drummer Ringo Starr, who took lead vocals on the Beatles version of the song, tweeted: "Goodbye and God bless to Joe Cocker.
One of the newspapers said that nobody needed Cocker or his examples as he represented those overseas entertainers who had no respect for the legal system in Australia.
Beatles drummer Ringo Starr paid tribute to his friend, saying: "Goodbye and God bless to Joe Cocker from one of his friends, peace and love.
Edgar Berger, chairman of Sony Music Entertainment, said: "Joe Cocker is a legendary artist of rock and blues history and yet he was one of the most humble men I've ever met.
A recording and touring artist in the 1970s, Cocker struggled with alcohol and drug abuse.
Mr Cocker said: "We're profitable, growing quickly, have just had both our busiest week and month, and have lots of exciting plans to expand into other sectors.
Searches for cocker spaniels on the Kennel Club's Find a Puppy service increased by almost 50 per cent in January and February, compared to November and December last year.
It's the story of a cocker spaniel most recently named Cassie.
Cocker is renowned for his soulful rasp and enthusiasm on stage and he did not disappoint a sell-out crowd of close to 5,000 fans by whipping up a storm of vocal sound that echoed down decades of pop music culture.
CHART star Jarvis Cocker is turning to classical music - as narrator of Prokofiev's Peter And The Wolf.
POWIS castle has provided the backdrop to a soundtrack of British natural sounds - produced by former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker.
By purchasing it, the city saves nearly $250,000 annually in operating expenses, Cocker said.