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wild and woolly

Inf. exciting. Things get a little wild and woolly on a Friday evening at Wally's place. The ride home was a little wild and woolly.
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wild and woolly

uncouth in appearance or behaviour.
This phrase was originally applied to the American West. The adjective woolly probably refers to sheepskin clothing worn with the wool still attached to it, seen as characteristic clothing of the pioneers and cowboys who opened up the western US.
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wild and woolly

mod. exciting; hairy. Things get a little wild and woolly on a Friday evening at Willy’s place.
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The protein source didn't last very long, however, as the woolly mammoths went extinct a few thousand years ago.
Hemlock woolly adelgid is an aphid-like insect that attacks and kills hemlock trees.
Mezrich said the woolly mammoths will help the world in an out-of-the-box way.
A thought-provoking story, Woolly shows how the power of technology can take concepts previously considered inconceivable and transform them into realities.
It sounds like the punchline to a joke, but there it is: The last woolly mammoths died of thirst.
Genome Study Brings Woolly Mammoth DNA Back From the Dead
Reduced activity of TRPV3 may have led to similar temperature tolerance and physical changes in woolly mammoths.
Woolly World, like its name suggests, see Yoshi and his surroundings made out of all sorts of fabrics, from felt platforms to threaded balls.
This is fun to read aloud, and, although Lou looks a little bit like Polly Dunbar's Tilly, the woolly mammoth is a wonderful mass of scribbled crayon, and would perhaps tempt children to try drawing him.
Hutchinson et al had proposed a classification for woolly hair as hereditary woolly hair, familial woolly hair, symmetrical circumscribed allotrichia, woolly hair nevus.
Kenneth Gooch, Forest Health Program supervisor for the Department of Conservation and Recreation, collects 10 sample branches of Hemlock woolly adelgid on Hemlock trees at Wells State Park in Sturbridge, in upper right photo.
The woolly hat I found may not have solely saved his life but it certainly helped to reduce any further heat loss," she said.
HANDMADE woolly poppies have raised nearly PS1,500 for a cause backed by the mum of Birmingham war hero Brett Linley.
IS David Cameron's promise of an EU referendum a firm pledge or a woolly aspiration?
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