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Dick Turpin

Slang for a person who one is jokingly accusing of theft. A reference to a notorious robber in 18th-century England. I see you rummaging around in my purse, Dick Turpin! All of my money better still be in there!
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Each day the group took a 40-minute boat ride to and from the villages, where living conditions varied, Turpin said.
NICKED IT: Dick Turpin (left) wins it on the line from stablemate Canford Cliffs
After retiring from boxing in 1952, Turpin bought Llandudno's Summit Hotel at the top of the Great Orme, but he got into financial difficulties.
Pay attention to where you get hooked," Turpin suggests.
In 1926, while playing for the Albany team in the semiprofessional Willamette Valley League, Turpin was invited to Portland to try out with the San Francisco Seals, who were playing the Beavers in a PCL series at Vaughn Street Park.
Turpin and his wife, Christine, have been married 29 years.
It's a good idea to let [the worms] void their guts or you'll be eating a tube full of soil," says Turpin.
Andre Turpin, innovative lenser behind the gorgeous Quebec hit "Maelstrom," delivers a striking tour de force in his second helming-and-shooting feature.
Swets & Zeitlinger BV (Swets) and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) have announced an agreement for Swets to acquire ownership of Turpin Distribution Services, Ltd.
Executive News Director Jim Turpin has just come from a review of the package of stories his news team put together in the immediate aftermath of the crash, which made the 10 p.
Bob Turpin, vice-president of employee relations with Algoma Steel, expected there will be a "pretty heavy" economic impact on the city.
In 1985, Turpin retired from Exxon to assume charge of the newly purchased Alaska Railroad.
The sister of Louise Turpin, the mother who was arrested alongside her husband David Turpin for allegedly imprisoning their 13 children, revealed Tuesday that a family relative abused them when growing up.