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ripsnorter

Rur. a remarkable person or thing; a hilarious joke. Old Fred is a real ripsnorter. Her new car is a rip-snorter, I tell you. Let me tell you a ripsnorter about a farmer and his cow.
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com/yniwl The Method - Whip Around (single) A fiercesome live band whose musical DNA can be traced through punk, soul, ska, R'n'B and reggae, this thrillseeking outfit proved they were no retro throwbacks with a veritable ripsnorter of a debut single.
Half of me wants to say how unlikely it sounds, how it seems stolen wholesale from the pages of a Boy's Own ripsnorter, but the other half of me is going along for the ride, wanting it to be true.
Hughes claimed whistler Eddie Smith's decision to send off Scott Arfield early in the second half and his refusal later on to award a penalty to Darren Barr in this Westfield ripsnorter is further proof of a bias by officials against his Bairns.
Purdy has trained one previous winner, soon after taking out his licence, when Ripsnorter, aged nine, won a mile selling handicap on the all-weather at Lingfield in 1998.
Kinane says: "Gipsy Geof had a ripsnorter of a fall at Huntingdon on his reappearance and, although we schooled him there to lay the ghost, I wasn't surprised when he blew up last time.
Peter Purdy, the trainer of Ripsnorter, reported that, on returning home, the colt was found to have injured his back.
Just as Derby hero High-Rise has an aged half-brother still in action (11-year- old Sooty Tern), so Shahtoush has one in Ripsnorter, the nine- year-old son of Rousillon who won a poorly-contested seller over Lingfield's all-weather in February.
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Several ripsnorters were signed by "A devout Christian" or someone similar.
Among the honorees Saturday were the Simi Sunrise Rotary Club; the Ripsnorters of Camarillo square dancing group; the Central Region Bachelors and Bachelorettes, which also organizes square dances for charity; and other businesses and groups, according to member Ron Lester.