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fireworks

1. n. excitement. When the fireworks are over, come in and we’ll talk.
2. n. trouble; a display of temper. Cut out the fireworks, Sally. Calm down and get back to work.
References in classic literature ?
So at the end of the King's garden a great stand had been set up, and as soon as the Royal Pyrotechnist had put everything in its proper place, the fireworks began to talk to each other.
Let the fireworks begin," said the King; and the Royal Pyrotechnist made a low bow, and marched down to the end of the garden.
It is handy, and our fireworks will show off well from here.
When he had reached the age of fourteen a friend of his late father, an agent for a foreign preserved milk firm, having given him an opening as office-boy, he was discovered one foggy afternoon, in his chief's absence, busy letting off fireworks on the staircase.
He had concealed a dropsy from infancy, he had inherited a large estate of water on the chest from his grandfather, he had had an operation performed upon him every morning of his life for eighteen years, he had been subject to the explosion of important veins in his body after the manner of fireworks, he had had something the matter with his lungs, he had had something the matter with his heart, he had had something the matter with his brain.
Quite, Sammy, quite,' replied his father, 'for their appearance is wery sing'ler; besides that 'ere, I wondered to see the gen'l'm'n so formiliar with his servant; and, more than that, as they sat in the front, right behind the box, I heerd 'em laughing and saying how they'd done old Fireworks.
Old Fireworks, Sir; by which, I've no doubt, they meant you, Sir.
Saturday November 7 Gosforth Round Table Bonfire & Fireworks Display, Broadway West Playing Fields, Gosforth Time: Gates open at 6:15pm and display starts at 7pm.
Safety tips and video are available online to promote the safe and responsible use of fireworks this holiday
Young people should watch and enjoy fireworks at a safe distance and follow the safety rules for using sparklers.
MESSING with illegal fireworks is like playing with explosives - that's the message from police in the run-up to November 5.
4th of july brings together families and friends to enjoy food, fun activities and fireworks.
According to Prevent Blindness America, nearly 13,000 fireworks victims end up in the hospital every year--more than half of those injured are children.
The summer season started Wednesday, and the fireworks season starts today.
Most cities have issued residential fireworks bans because of the historic drought, and some are even scrapping their annual community celebrations for fear of igniting more than just the sparklers.