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high jinks

excited and often silly behaviour when people are enjoying themselves They were dancing on the tables and getting up to all sorts of high jinks.
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high jinks

Playful or rowdy activity, often involving mischievous pranks. For example, All sorts of high jinks go on at summer camp after "lights out." About 1700 this term denoted a gambling game accompanied by much drinking, but by the mid-1800s it acquired its present meaning.
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Statements showed that at one point Jinks had PS11,000 in a Lloyds account, PS17,000 in an account with Scottish Widows and PS14,000 with Phoenix Life.
Jinks, who clearly has an accurate left foot, fired a 22nd-minute drop goal, but Huddersfield replied with a second try after 31 minutes.
Jinks put over an early penalty before forward pressure culminated in a Dodd touchdown for Park with Crampton converting.
Mr Jinks was first appointed chairman of the service in 1999.
Jinks will be replaced by Justin Cook, who is global customer director for Kraft Foods' Tesco account.
Aldwinians hit back within seconds after Morpeth failed to deal with a kick over the top but the visitors got their second try after Jinks sliced through to touch down and convert.
Founded by Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen, The Jinks/Cohen Company produced the Academy Award(R)-winning "American Beauty" and the successful films "Down With Love," "Big Fish" and "The Forgotten.
Moore added that Jungle Jinks would come back for a race on the course on Saturday week.
Jinks responded with a penalty for Morpeth before Tynedale pressured the Morpeth line and Kevin Showler was driven over.
With help from Business Link West Midlands (BLWM), Ms Jinks was able to secure expert start-up and marketing advice to launch her company, just in time for the wedding fayre season throughout March where she hopes to net even more customers.
Although the novel is based on the facts about the history of the family, Catherine Jinks has developed the characters in a masterful way with conversations and scenes that ring true.
IN 1999 the unlikely fashion figure Wales and Pontypridd rugby star Neil Jenkins unveiled his own range of leisure wear carrying the Jinks label.
The opening allegro crackled with masculine high jinks.
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Creating a virtual learning system adds another arm to the Oklahoma Career and Technology Education system, says David Jinks, OCTE's educational technology resources coordinator.