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ding-a-ling

(ˈdɪŋəlɪŋ)
n. a stupid person; a giddy person who hears bells. This ding-a-ling comes up and asks me for a dollar for the orphans. I tell her I got all the orphans I can use at any price.
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In January this year, Ms Ling was 22-and-a-half stone, but is now 16 stone.
Ling was controversially dismissed as Torquay boss at the end of the 2012-13 campaign - for 'football reasons' according to the Gulls - having spent the second half of the season away from the club having treatment for depression.
Ling retired as executive officer of the health department's Office of Health Education and as a professor of public health from the University of Hawaii's School of Public Health.
Ling, 41, who rose to fame by turning down a PS50,000 Dragons Den investment in her car leasing business in 2007, said: "We moved here from Low Fell in Gateshead in the summer of 2013 and soon after then had two bikes stolen.
But we were out to catch a big fish - February and March are the best times to go fishing for ling.
Female Amba was identified as a genetically perfect mate for Ling Ling, and moved to Birmingham on April 17 from nearby Dudley Zoo.
Perhaps our best chance in the tie was at home, but that does not mean that we are out of it by a long shot," said Ling.
Clinton, who traveled to North Korea last August to negotiate the pair's release, has reportedly contacted Ling several times in recent months to check on her well-being.
Ling received the award at a ceremony at USDA headquarters in Washington D.
Earlier this year, the World Health Organisation issued a warning after the emergence of Jin Ling cigarettes in other European countries.
Each night I am thankful to have gotten through another day and each day when I wake up I hope it is bringing me closer to home," Laura Ling wrote in one of the two letters she was allowed to write during captivity.
journalist Euna Lee (L) is embraced by her husband Michael Saldate (C) and daughter Hana Saldate after arriving with Laura Ling and former President Bill Clinton in Burbank, August 5, 2009.
When I started my research on PepMV, I looked first at the genetic makeup of the European strains," Ling says.
To truly understand a culture, one must be a part of it--Princess Der Ling has done this for more cultures than a great majority of the world.
Nine-year-old Ling lives with her doctor parents in Wuhan during the Cultural Revolution in China.