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hoopla

(ˈhuplɑ and ˈhuplə)
n. hype; an outcry; a fuss or a to-do. What’s all this hoopla about?
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Thankfully, there's rather more to politics than Tom and Jerry-style infighting or all the One Nation/Big Society/All In It Together hooplas, whatever our political masters like to think.
The N-Dubz singer had blokes going through hooplas as she showed off her figure while filming for her new single Live It Up.
It is the time of village cricket, parish fetes, guess-the-weight of the vicar competitions, bingo barkers, onion picklers, seedcake bakers, dandelion wine bottlers, rose queens, coconut shies, country dancers, homemade ale, rock cakes that should have been carbon-dated, archery contests, organ restoration funds, bric-a-brac, new roof appeals, croquet, hooplas, jam, mock stocks in which a hapless dignitary is pelted with wet sponges, ping pong, and newer arrivals such as bouncy castles.
color) Comedian Celeste Donohue, left, is shown with Hooplas owner Chris Reese.
Today it contains more than 60 large rides, 30 juvenile rides, 25 large side shows, more than 120 round stalls and sideshows - such as hooplas, bingo and shooting galleries - and a wide variety of other amusements and catering stalls.
However, if you've consumed too much turkey over Christmas and fancy something a little more sedate, there is also a ghost train, a crooked Cottage, trampolines, cups and saucers as well as a host of seaside-style stalls, hooplas and traditional fairground sweets and hot food.