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Banbury story of a cock and a bull

A story that does not make sense or which rambles circuitously without apparent end. The old sailor, after several glasses of whiskey too many, began to tell some Banbury story of a cock and a bull, which none of us were able to decipher.
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Banbury tale

A story that does not make sense or which rambles circuitously without apparent end. The old sailor, after several glasses of whiskey too many, began to tell some rambling Banbury tale, which none of us were able to decipher.
See also: Banbury, tale

Banbury story

A story that does not make sense or which rambles circuitously without apparent end. The old sailor, after several glasses of whiskey too many, began to tell some rambling Banbury story, which none of us were able to decipher.
See also: Banbury, story
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Network Rail is set to carry out the track improvements between Banbury and Reading from July 7 to 22.
That was how it stayed at the break, but it didn't take Banbury long to get back on level terms after the restart, with half-time substitute Liam Howard's scoring from close range with a cheeky back-heel on 50 minutes.
Merthyr refused to lie down, though, and just three minutes later Corey Jenkins had Merthyr back on terms, but that also proved temporary as just two minutes after that Sandy had Banbury in front again to conclude a frenzied five minute spell.
In 2007, a 17-year-old girl died in a crash when she was turning off Banbury on to Route 25.
Other trains were held up to clear the way for their return back up the same line to Banbury. There, the crew got on the right train to London which set off more than half an hour late on Monday night.
Chiltern is still operating services between Birmingham and Leamington Spa but passengers have to take a replacement bus service to Banbury before boarding another train to the capital.
Knight, of Banbury, had worked at a GP surgery but retired in October, neighbours said.
In a final review of progress in the fight against Ebola as he prepares to hand over the role to his successor, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania on Saturday, Banbury said, "Given where we started 90 days ago, given where the predictions were of what we might be facing, I think we have to say that the global response to the Ebola crisis has been extremely successful during this past ninety days."
In the remainder of the first half, Banbury made it 3-1 with goals from Adeyinka Talabi (2) and Josh Shama.
Banbury told(http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-29929024) the BBC that he and his team are struggling to gather the much needed resources on the ground to fight the epidemic, such as beds and perhaps other stuff.
"We either stop Ebola now or we face an entirely unprecedented situation for which we do not have a plan," Banbury stressed.
John, 69, from Alnwick in Northumberland, has won the Loyal Company of Town Criers British Championships in Banbury.
Savills has appointed Iain Powis as a sales negotiator to join its successful residential sales team in Banbury Iain, who is originally from Oxfordshire, will be responsible for mid-market properties in Banbury and the wider Cotswolds.
9 November 2012 a[euro]" UK agricultural products company Wynnstay Group Plc (LON:WYN) said today it had taken over hardware and agricultural inputs supplier Banbury Farm & General Supplies Ltd for up to GBP650,000 (USD1m/EUR815,000), net of cash.
9 November 2012 - UK agricultural products company Wynnstay Group Plc (LON:WYN) said today it had taken over hardware and agricultural inputs supplier Banbury Farm & General Supplies Ltd for up to GBP650,000 (USD1m/EUR815,000), net of cash.