ticky-tacky

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ticky-tacky

(ˈtɪkitæki)
n. cheap and shabby material. Those houses are just made of ticky-tacky, and they won’t even be here in twenty years.
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wales Ticky Lowe, director at Making Sense CIC, said: "Thanks to Heritage Lottery funding the school has been brought back to life - for one week only - as pupils from Ysgol Y Gwernant, the local Welsh language primary school in Llangollen, experience education as it was at the turn of the century.
LFB even launched a campaign o urge people to think carefully efore getting themselves into ticky situations, which led to a eduction in such calls.
The dress resembled the ticking on a mattress and the name Ticky Turner stuck.
The display brings together sculptures and artworks by artists such as Sculpture Shock winner David Ogle and sensory artists Ticky Lowe that invite visitors to explore and interact.
TEMPTING To Touch is the title of a fascinating exhibition opening at Rhyl Library Arts Centre tomorrow by Ticky Lowe.
She founded FAS in 1994 in Geneva with women from 33 African countries--as Ticky Monekosso, a journalist and one of the original women told me.
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From the scarred plains the scraggy northerners trundled down in mastodon carts, their blunt women and ticky children eating raw oats by the fistful.
Anyone remember the song about little boxes - all looking alike and made out of ticky tacky; the people living in them all looked alike, did exactly what they were told while, eventually, their children followed in their footsteps.
have everything fit into ticky tacky boxes, like in the 1950s," Cortines said later in an interview.
Rattner was joined onstage by Ticky Thakkar, Intel Fellow and director of platform architecture for the Ultra Mobile Group, to disclose that this research has helped enable up to a 50x reduction in platform idle power over today's Atom-based platform, which translates to much longer battery life.
Little Boxes lyrics go: "Little boxes on the hillside/little boxes made of ticky tacky.
42pm contest at Sheffield's BAGS meeting yesterday prompted a number of calls to the Racing Post and indeed the track when it was declared that second favourite Hes No Lemon had just pipped heavily-gambled on favourite (5-4 from 7-4) Ticky Boo.
THE STARS: Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Marion Cotillard, Ticky Holgado.
Ticky Fullerton researches the history of water, charts the battles and talks to the "water moguls" that inhabit the murky pools of competing interests.