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whips and jingles

Withdrawal from alcohol or drugs. The whips and jingles can be agonizing. Hope you never have to experience them.
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1. n. a buzz or tingle from alcohol. This stuff gives me a little jingle, but that’s all.
2. n. a drinking bout. The guys planned a big jingle for Friday.
3. n. a call on the telephone. (see also buzz.) Give me a jingle when you get into town.


mod. alcohol intoxicated. She was a little jingled, but not worse than that.
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Raa Raa the Noisy Lion - Welcome to the Jingly Jangly Jungle is out on Monday, March 26.
BONUS WINNER: MRS D TREGELLIS, WATFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE ACROSS 1 Handy (10) 7 Sailing boat (5) 8 Allure, magnetism (5) 10 Eleven, Rat Pack movie that was remade in 2001 (6) 11 Capital city of Norway (4) 13 Detest (4) 14 Hot water spring (6) 16 Embarrassment, disgrace (5) 17 Prepare for a sporting event (5) 18 Mediocre, substandard (6-4) DOWN 2 Large group of musicians (9) 3 Ballot process (6) 4 Pleasant (4) 5 Jingly percussion instrument that can be shaken or struck (10) 6 Suggested explanation, theory (10) 9 Aide, helper (9) 12 Character, or an item of correspondence (6) 15 Fronded plant (4) SOLUTION to Crossword June 02 ACROSS 1 Rice; 3 Savage; 8 Frill; 9 Topic; 10 Voluptuous; 12 Gooseberry; 14 Idiot; 15 Irate; 16 Entire; 17 Meal.
Every afternoon the ice-cream van would also pull into the village, its distinctive jingly jangly rendering of the English folk song Greensleeves announcing its arrival.
As they started to play The Trap, one couldn't help but absorb the jingly, catchy beats.
We heard an awful lot of jingly jangly guitar based indie bands - so imagine our joy when we heard something completely different.
The cheery chappie with the jingly hat gets to explore some of the lesser known outlying areas of Toy Town, and experience adventures down by the harbour and in the Enchanted Forest.
The star of this enchanting PBS KIDS' series is Noddy, a little wooden boy with the nodding head and jingly blue hat whose innocent enthusiasm leads him into all sorts of tricky situations.
The All Blacks would be lucky to start the match after seeing Danny Grewcock prancing up and down in a strange hat and jingly tights.
Did I mention that Loh pops onto the stage wearing an enormous shimmery Christmas tree costume (courtesy of Zinn), complete with bells and all sorts of jingly ornaments?
The night's second set of cosmic scousers come from the same part of Liverpool as The Beatles (doesn't everybody) and mix jingly jangly Las together with early Oasis posturing, ethereal My Bloody Valentine guitars and breaking stereo noises.
Posing for embarrassing calendar shoots and recording jingly jangly songs that will be bought by a smattering of women in their 40s?
Roger McGuinn at The Sage Gateshead THE lights of Hall Two went down, we could hear the sound of his trademark jingly jangly guitar - surely not an intro tape, I thought?
The opening title track - mystifyingly picked as the first single - may be pleasantly understated and admirably free of vocal showboating, but I can't see its inoffensive jingly jangly singer-songwriter vibe appealing to the Laura Marling and Ellie Goulding fans of this world.
There's no jingly jangly and there's no disco bits on it because I'm sick to death of it and it seems like every band is doing that.
Eleven tracks of wistful Coldplay-light with a decent vocal and a jingly melody over the top.