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give it a burl

To try something. Primarily heard in Australia, New Zealand. Oh, you'll probably be good at it! Just give it a burl.
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give it a burl

attempt to do something. Australian & New Zealand informal
1953 T. A. G. Hungerford Riverslake Well you want to give it a burl—you want to come?
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Karelian birch burl requires slow, careful drying to avoid tension checking and warping.
Burl reminded his audience that as stated in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' F-tag 150 language, medical directors are ultimately responsible for coordination of care and implementation of resident-care policies and procedures.
Photo: He's drilling a 1/2-inch-wide, 1/2-inch-deep pocket in burl. After trimming roots to fit, he'll use hot glue to attach tillandsias
Charting versions were recorded by The Outlaws, Frankie Laine, Burl Ives, Marty Robbins, The Ramrods, Johnny Cash, Peggy Lee (with the Jud Conlon Singers), Spike Jones and his City Slickers.
Burl y Maur it ius-born David Mutty, 62, attacked vulnerable pensioners at a Dundee nursing home.
Vavona burl, vavona burr, redwood burl, redwood, coast redwood, sequoia, California redwood
For the last two weeks Sainsbur and his American associates Michael Lucas and Burl Sheppard have been locked in negotiations with the club.
* The new Signature Series candles from Archipelago Botanicals feature soy wax in eight new essential oil blends such as Apricot Basil, Mango Tangerine, Bergamot Tobacco and Burl Wool.
COUSTRYSIDE: I have been a subscriber to COUNTRYSIDE now for a while and I love the magazine burl have a question I can find nothing about.
For 35 years, barber Burl Butler always had a queue of customers, chatting, reading magazines - and smoking - in his small shop.
"They sit down and wait their turn to take penalties and the majority are well-behaved." Chris Burl started the Little Kickers franchise in Newcastle and Blaydon in May last year.
Imbuya can be used in both solid wood and veneer form; the veneer is available in a wide variety of figures, including burl. The book, Veneers, o Fritz Kohl Handbook, describes imbuya burl as a very rare veneer, exclusively used for choice architectural work.
His company deals mainly with the hard-to-find veneers, including amboyna burl and thuya burl.
It has staged concerts by the Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, the Syd Lawrence Orchestra, Burl Ives and jazz trumpet great Dizzy Gillespie.
Burl Forbes Nader Burl Forbes Nader, 97, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018 at Libertyville Manor.