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helter-skelter

1. adjective Haphazard; chaotic. The campaign has been utterly helter-skelter. They don't even have an official spokesperson, so a lot of contradictory statements have been given by the staff. With such young children, I expected a helter-skelter environment, but the classroom was so orderly.
2. adverb Haphazardly; in a chaotic fashion. You can't just throw in ingredients helter-skelter when you're baking. Everything needs to be measured and added at the right time.
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George rescued the Helter Skelter two years ago and had it completely refurbished but using the original design and materials.
"Helter Skelter" probably takes its name from one of the longest running raves in the country, something that started out as an illegal outdoor event in 1989 and morphed into a sprawling 18,000 reveler-deep extravaganza by the mid-'90s.
The title "Helter Skelter" played fast and loose with the grisly antics of the Manson Family, proffering an idea of LA radically opposed to the received iconography and narratives of vacuous hedonism and industry shenanigans.
The car flipped over and over until we came to a rest upside down in between three trees a fourth of a mile away from the point of Helter Skelter. I took a head count, upside down and strapped in.
His credits as a production manager and producer include "Diner," "The Formula" as well as television series "The Twilight Zone," "Police Story" and "Streets of San Francisco." He also won a DGA award for TV movie "Helter Skelter" in 1976.
Charles Manson aside, this Beatles offering is considerably more frightening than "Helter Skelter."
Silivon Valley, where Ernst and Young does a lot of their consulting, was developed the "most helter skelter," Evans said.
A cathedral has installed a 55ft-tall helter skelter in its nave in order to grant visitors a better view of its ornate roof.
A much loved helter skelter in Whitby Park near Ellesmere Port town centre was removed in 2017 for safety reasons.
The modern-day version of a helter skelter is 16 metres high and ideal for thrill-seekers looking for excitement and fun.
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And clubbers can roll up, roll up to enjoy one of the more unusual attractions - a 40ft helter skelter slide- right.
The second, an almost unrecognisable version of Who Can Say?, its helter skelter organs replaced by distorted guitars.