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zinger

1. n. something nice or fine. What a zinger of a hat!
2. n. a stinging remark. She got off another zinger at her brother.
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In all, the Zingers have raised almost 90,000 euros for charity since they started fundraising in 2011.
And it created a taste sensation, with a mix of zinger flavour, a lot of chicken and the pulled chicken.
Not wanting to be strictly a loiterer as I chatted with Collins and other customers, I picked up a box each of chocolate Zingers and chocolate creme-filled Twinkles (the traditional Twinkles with the white filling were long gone) and counted more than 30 ingredients in both those snacks, with at least half the ingredients unpronounceable.
The Zingers have raised over e1/460,000 over the past four years, with the majority of the funds being donated to the Paphos Cancer Patients Support Group (CPSG).
The theme for the gig is red, white and blue and the Zingers are encouraging the audience to dress for the occasion.
The Zingers perform at numerous events from bucket shaking at Paphos airport to raise funds, to private functions, concerts and events.
The Paphos Zingers collected e1/413,400 for the Paphos Cancer Patients Support Group (CSPG) in 2013.
Host Bob Saget got in some zingers, too - he was not happy that Whoopi pulled out an hour before the gala was to begin, and jokingly said so - but he got serious as well.
One such place, protected on most sides by rivers, is run with a cashmere-covered iron fist by ruthless businessman Kaufman (Dennis Hopper, who humanizes the plutocrat with an arsenal of off-the-wall zingers such as, ``Zombies, man, they freak me out'').
Fed up with never staying in one place long enough to make it to a school dance, Duff's 16-year-old Holly Hamilton keeps a blog that expresses her frustration with zingers such as ``Mom calls it home, I call it the Witness Protection Program.
Philharmonic under the baton of Charles Floyd and her four piece band, including longtime pianist Teddy Borowieki and petal-steel/ guitarist Greg Leisz, lang was in a buoyant mood, frolicking barefoot around the stage at times and getting off some wry zingers.
Of all the TV refugees, ``Gilmore Girls'' mom Lauren Graham slings the finest movie-quality zingers as Claire, the Brit's bitter wife.
Yes, Withers and Kaling - the piece's co-writers and stars - get in a few well-aimed zingers at Damon, Affleck and the cult of Tinseltown.
An adaptation of the social satire ``Die Hose'' (often translated as ``The Unmentionables'' or ``A Pair of Drawers'') by German playwright Carl Sternheim, ``The Underpants'' is broad farce with a large nod to burlesque and a smaller one to the theater of the absurd, with some witty zingers thrown in to punctuate the proceedings.
Durning often does straight-man duty, but lobs in a few zingers and off-color gags of his own.