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whopper

1. n. something that is of relatively great size. It was a whopper of an argument.
2. n. a very big lie. That one’s a whopper. I don’t believe a word of it.
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The sheriff said that Chelsea Whopper wasn't trademarkable - like tablet or macaroon.
Fellow customer Sharon Donohoe, 41, added: "It really is a whopper.
The Whoppers tallied an 8-6 record but defending champion Barangay Ginebra can overtake them there and put them as far down as the wildcard where the only advantage they will have is a twice-to-beat privilege against a lower-ranked team.
Viewers complained that the Double Whopper they were sold at Burger King was a lot smaller than the one in the ad.
FAST-FOOD giant Burger King was criticised today for giving a "misleading impression" of the size of its Double Whopper burger in an advert.
It feared customers might confuse the healthy wholemeal snacks with its famous flame-grilled beefburgers - also called Whopper.
The good news: Burger King also offers a Low-Carb Chicken Whopper with only 160 calories and one gram of saturated-plus-trans fat.
This year Burger King celebrates 25 years of business in the UK, and to mark the occasion we're giving away a free WHOPPER to every reader.
But an examination by Rullion, which has offices in Birmingham, unearthed one or two whoppers among the usual crop of lies.
Yolanda, on the other hand, is known for telling whoppers, so no one actually believes her stories.
In fact, come to think about it, the winner won't receive any Whoppers.
TWO FOR ONE WHOPPERS Buy one Whopper Meal and receive a second free when you present this voucher with a valid NUS or UWIC card at Burger King Central Square, Cardiff; Guildhall Place, Cardiff; Queen Street, Cardiff; St John's Street, Cardiff; and Newport Road, Cardiff.
That leads me to the second of your whoppers, which is if you look at .
Given that Baby Boomers have eluded themselves with more fibs, stretchers, whoppers and virulent deceptions than any generation in history, it is not surprising that the reckoning should be so powerfully humbling.
But from today, supermarket Tesco will sell loaves from a tiny 300g to 1kg whoppers following an EU decision to relax the rule.