like a headless chicken

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like a headless chicken

With great haste and in a careless and/or senseless manner. Instead of running around like a headless chicken, make a list of the things you need to finish and then work on them in that order.
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Mike Bailey OH dear, it might snow, headless chicken time, for goodness sake, YAWWWWN.
That time she ranted like a headless chicken for a bucket of KFC : Anyone watching Arab Idol at the time was crying with tears over Ahlam's hysterical request for a bucket of KFC, which she wanted delivered now now now to the studio or else she would wage a Twitter war against them.
Respected Nigerian pundit Ifreke Inyang said: "Let's talk about his headless chicken forays into the opponents' half and then dutifully giving away the ball.
The headless chicken brigade" - The Prince of Wales' description of those who deny climate change.
While praising the finalists of the Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneur Prize, the 65-year-old royal thanked them for ignoring the headless chicken brigade and doing something practical to help the environment, News24 reported.
He's absconding but still in the UAE and I am the one running around like a headless chicken finding a solution.
THE Dad's Army series was memorable for Clive Dunn running around like a headless chicken at the first sign of trouble.
From the Molasses Flood of 1919 and the development of the Sun Gun to Mike the Headless Chicken and oddities of all kinds of science, this gathering of too-weird-not-to-be-true tales is the perfect leisure reader's choice and will appeal to any general lending library.
All four had me running around the court like a headless chicken, desperately lunging at shots while screaming at myself to hit the ball better.
So why do you have all this running around like headless chicken, looking for a comment here or comment there, and these little storms in a tea cup?
Several of the roadside attractions are in Colorado, including Bishop Castle, the Four Corners Marker, Steve Canyon and Mike the Headless Chicken.
The dogs had dug burrows in the walls and furniture, and a headless chicken was on the living room floor, officials said.
com announced today their exclusive, premier-level sponsorship of Fruita, Colorado's "Mike the Headless Chicken Festival," and the immediate availability of a Mike the Headless eChicken virtual pet for the Palm OS.
So, thank goodness for our young entrepreneurs here this evening, who have the far-sightedness and confi-dence in what they know is happening to ignore the headless chicken brigade and do something practical to help.