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a rum go

dated An odd, strange, or surprising occurrence, situation, or turn of events, especially one that might be considered somewhat disreputable or distasteful. Primarily heard in UK. A young man taking a wife so much older than himself? My word, what a rum go that is! Well, this is a rum go if I've ever seen one: the kitchen porter has just been made the head chef!
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a rum do

  (British old-fashioned)
if a situation is a rum do, it is strange and people often do not approve of it All three of his ex-wives still live with him. It's a rum do if you ask me.
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and rum-dum (ˈrəmˈdəm)
1. n. a drunkard; a ruined alcoholic. I don’t want to end up like a dirty rum-dumb.
2. n. a stupid person. Hey, rumdum, wise up and do what you are told.
3. mod. alcohol intoxicated. The old lady got rumdum on gin.


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rummed (up)

mod. alcohol intoxicated. Sailors like to go into town and get rummed up.
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Actress Demi Moore is accompanied by her husband, actor Bruce Willis, and their kids Scout, left, and Rummer at Sunday's premiere of Moore's latest film, ``Striptease,'' in New York City.
The lucky winner, Karen Rummer, was given $20 dollars from her husband and "Happy Birthday" wishes as she sat next to him to play.
He told how he would love to see granddaughters Rummer, eight, Scout Larue, five, and three- year-old Tallulah Belle.
The major problems in producing biomass bundles with a slash bundler is the low productivity and the high hourly cost due to delays caused by saw binding, materials handling, twine spool collapse, and slow movement at the site (Leinonen 2004, Rummer et al.
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She recently had Rummer, seven, Scout, five and two-year-old Tallulah Belle wearing identical dresses to the stunning long, strappy black number she was sporting.
This week, he turns his attention to the Rummer Tavern.
And Plums and Grapes in a Basket with Glass Rummer, from the school of William Sartorius, made only pounds 1,900.
And he never fulfilled his dream of cuddling his three grandchildren - Rummer, eight, Scout Larue, five, and Tallulah Belle, three.
75-77 Cathedral Road, |Cardiff CF11 9PG (029 20 343 443) Rummer Tavern OPPOSITE the castle and in town is the Rummer Tavern, a traditional pub with a history going back three centuries.
At the Rummer Tavern opposite Cardiff Castle all children are barred.
He said of his granddaughters Rummer, eight, Scout Larue, five, and three-year-old Tallulah Belle: "I'd love to hold them in my arms just once before I die.
Among the 21 the Rummer Tavern, still there today, but the Prince Regent, the Glove and Shears, the Unicorn and the Crown and Anchor are gone like so many others.
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The oldest rummer featured here is the one with the plain rounded bowl with a small collar beneath it forming what is known as a capstan stem.