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bon mot

A clever or witty retort. Brett was teased quite often by his peers, but he always responded quickly with a bon mot, causing everyone to erupt into laughter.
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bon viveur

A connoisseur of food and wine. Primarily heard in UK. Janine is such a bon viveur that she would never dream of serving her guests boxed wine at her party.
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Commenting on his ambitions for Bon Bon Buddies, Mr Boldsworth said: "I'm excited to take on the responsibility of overseeing our UK and international sales teams.
Mr Cleary said: "We see the acquisition of Bon Bon's as a natural progression for our business, allowing us to reach new markets and extend our product offering.
Managing Director of Bon Bon Buddies, Chris Howarth, said: "Bon Bon Buddies has humble beginnings, with the business starting from the front room of my home.
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But Le Bon and 14 of the 1985 crew - including his brother, Johnny - want to complete this year's 608-mile race, starting on August 7, to raise pounds 20,000 for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
A very strong hare now swung right-handed, placing the struggling Liskeveen Beauty to start chipping away at Bon Bon's early lead.
The famous New Jersey group, led by Jon Bon Jovi, will delight their Irish fans with a live show at the Royal Dublin Showgrounds.
We tested 16 popular sweets sold at Au Bon Pain, The Cheesecake Factory, Cinnabon, Mrs.
Jorge Du Bon didn't fall for the trappings of officialdom.
Now Blackwood-based Bon Bon Buddies is hoping to repeat its success in America and China.
THIS month there will be an opportunity to catch the only Bon Jovi tribute band to have actually played and shared a stage with the real Jon Bon Jovi himself, and to have been endorsed by the great man himself.
The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) is currently working with the National Council of State Boards of Nursing on a new licensing system named the Optimal Regulatory Board System (ORBS), which will allow the BON to transition to completely paperless processes.