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flog the dolphin

vulgar slang Of a man, to masturbate.
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cried the Marionette, scared to death; and dressing himself as fast as he could, he turned to the Dolphin and said:
The "Hymn to Dionysus" relates how the god was seized by pirates and how with many manifestations of power he avenged himself on them by turning them into dolphins.
I declare that this bold metaphor is admirable, and that the natural history of the theatre, on a day of allegory and royal marriage songs, is not in the least startled by a dolphin who is the son of a lion.
I was like wow that's not a regular dolphin, that's a pink dolphin.
Eight Dolphins of Katrina" is completed by a series of historic stories about other dolphin rescues, in which the dolphins played the part of the rescuers, and also an eight dolphins scrapbook with color photos from The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies.
DAGUPAN CITY -- A dead bottlenose dolphin was spared from being cut up to pieces and taken to a fish cemetery here instead.
BREWIN Dolphin Birmingham office celebrated 20 years in the city with a drinks reception for clients and contacts and an opportunity to enjoy tours of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, with a wonderful presentation from Darren Hawkes, the designer of Brewin Dolphin's Chelsea Flower Gold Medalwinning 2015 garden.
Due to a 10-year-long campaign by IMMP and other organizations, in May Japanese aquariums and zoos that are members of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums voted to stop sourcing dolphins from Taiji, a major economic blow to the dolphin hunters.
SWD) rescued an adult Indus river dolphin, which was stranded in Patt Feeder during canal closure, at Guddu Barrage.
Dolphin, a solutions provider and SAP software and technology partner, today announced the formation of Dolphin Enterprise Solutions Canada Corporation.
It shows the maximum lengths and weights of seven dolphin species.
Recent reports of dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico may well be due to last year's BP oil spill, but I imagine there are many threats to dolphins from pollution, human overfishing and other causes.
Dolphin babies, unlike other mammals, are born tail-first.
After the humans and dolphin babies are born, we stick to our babies like glue, we protect and keep them, and we have to teach them how to survive, unlike the turtle that has eggs and abandon them.
It is one of Alexis McKenzie's favorite students--an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin.