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go dotty

1. To become somewhat eccentric, odd, or mentally unbalanced. Jackson started going dotty after spending a month by himself in his cabin.
2. To become forgetful or absent-minded, especially due to senility or old age in general. Grandpa's been going a bit dotty lately, I don't know if he can take care of himself anymore.
3. To become very excited or enthusiastic (about something). I've never understood that pop star's popularity, but kids just go dotty over her music.
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The change of business coincides with Dotty About Accounts moving into new offices on the Mollington Grange Business Park.
Get the look for less on the high street which is packed with pretty dotty prints such as Boohoo's Pamela neck tie dress ([euro]26) and Mango's maxi dress which has been reduced to a bargain [euro]29.
Ed, 62, of Telford, Shrops, explained: "Janice was devastated, so when we saw Dotty in the paper we immediately decided to go and meet her.
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Kelly, and her husband Roger, adopted Dotty as their own 18 months ago.
Shortly after the giraffe's birth, Betsey Brewer, whose family owns the zoo, and the staff noticed Dotty was not nursing her calf.
Dotty Bingo, who wanted to broadcast the ad during daytime shows such as Loose Women, said the ban by regulator Clearcast was ridiculous.
This heavily illustrated (a la The Wimpy Kid series) book will be enjoyed by middle-grade boys, particularly reluctant readers, especially because of the deus ex machina ending in which they return to Hills Village, along with Grandma Dotty, where Rafe completes seventh grade at Airbrook Arts along with his friends.
If you are interested in adopting Lord, Dotty or any of our other cats, kittens, dogs and puppies, please visit the Sanctuary in Saar, near St Christopher's School, or log onto our website www.
Dotty Light is a homemaker, and has also sold paintings and worked at Sacred Heart and McKenzie-Willamette hospitals as a registered nurse.
Four of his houses were demolished in 1991, but his Dotty Wotty House remains standing.
Tiny Miss Dott and her Dotty Umbrella Scholastic, 2009 unpaged NZ$18.
Nick produces his trump card - a cute little girl called Dotty, who he says is her granddaughter.
Simon Pearce rode an enterprising race from the front to nail the 7f handicap on Derricks Dotty, trained by his boss Nicky Vaughan.
He captures with professional ease the whine of Anastasia, the breaking adolescent voice of Zeke, the evil cackling voice of the witch, and the Midwestern twang of Frank and Dotty Willis, as well as others in the amazing array of characters.