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shipshape and Bristol fashion

In perfect order; existing, functioning, or operating exactly as desired, intended, or expected. Primarily heard in UK. Everything is shipshape and Bristol fashion as the hugely anticipated music festival prepares to open. In the face of recent criticism and controversy, the company has had a hard time convincing consumers and investors that its business is shipshape and Bristol ready.
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shipshape and Bristol fashion

with everything in good order.
Recorded from the mid 19th century, this term originally referred to the commercial prosperity of the port of Bristol and the good condition of its shipping.
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Nigel Scott, Business Development Director, Bristol Airport, said: 'We are delighted Brussels Airlines will be returning to Bristol Airport and operating flights between Bristol and Brussels, the route will also offer extensive onward connectivity options for passengers.
The aim of the initiative is to provide finance that meets the needs of local business and will help it to grow, at the same time as increasing the use of Bristol Pounds in the economy.
Services between London Paddington and south Wales will run to an amended timetable and won't call at Bristol Parkway, with journey times extended by up to 30 minutes.
The photos were posted by Twitter account @totterdown_, showing an open briefcase filled with the red-coloured notes, floating on a shallow water feature in front of the Bristol City Hall.
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