monkeyshines


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monkeyshines

n. tricks; small acts of mischief. These kids are a lot of fun despite their monkeyshines.
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Conference sessions have been announced on the GDC Canada website with speakers from Electronic Arts Black Box, Monkeyshines Entertainment and Maxis/Electronic Arts recently confirmed, and others being added continuously.
I came to college to learn something, to get an education with my head, and not monkeyshines with my arms and legs" (Yezierska 1999, 216).
Wirt Elizabeth Thompson, an eye-opener incomparable to anything I had written about before, including the scam of federal deposit insurance, the monkeyshines at the World Bank, and other unconstitutional and unaccountable quasi-federal agencies.
24) The Nation wrote that Rolph's style suggested the "glamour, the professional geniality, and the circus monkeyshines of modern royalty.
Lost in a Harem" - Locked in is more like it, as the two land in jail twice, where their timing, repartee and monkeyshines shine.
There's a slightly addled, virginity-obsessed aunt; a gloriously in-denial mother of the bride; three young brothers, all priests, who are thrilled to watch the New Year's ball they dare not participate in; and many other swiftly, deftly drawn characters that shine with human veracity even as they waltz through the monkeyshines of romantic farce.