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ding-a-ling

1. One who is stupid or foolish. Geez, he keeps pulling on a door that's clearly marked "push"—what a ding-a-ling.
2. vulgar slang A penis. I don't want to see your ding-a-ling—pull up your pants!
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ding-a-ling

(ˈdɪŋəlɪŋ)
n. a stupid person; a giddy person who hears bells. This ding-a-ling comes up and asks me for a dollar for the orphans. I tell her I got all the orphans I can use at any price.
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Ms Ling joined SOS Personal Training in Rumney in January and said that with the help of coach Sam O'Sullivan she changed her diet and lost the weight.
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So Ling began to study the genetic makeup of PepMV isolates carried on tomato seeds imported from South America to see whether he could tease out the relationships among the PepMV strains found in Europe, South America, and the United States.
Engineering institutions and businesses at the SOE Presidential Address on 3 July shifted uncomfortably as Ian Ling used the platform as a war cry to give workers better conditions, and pleaded that all in the industry do more to attract new generations of engineers, before it is too late.
To truly understand a culture, one must be a part of it--Princess Der Ling has done this for more cultures than a great majority of the world.
In addition, for 2008 the ling and tusk quota has been separated from the blue ling quota (250 tonnes for all three species in 2007, including 200 tonnes for blue ling) into 250 tonnes for ling and tusk and 200 tonnes for blue ling in 2008.
Ling retraced her steps down Huoping Road before midnight.
Set in modern-day China, Legend of the Dragon follows two gifted twins, Ang and Ling, both born in the Year of the Dragon and destined for greatness.
On June 18, 1909, the body of Sigel was found with a rope around her neck in a trunk in Leon Ling's apartment above a Chinese restaurant in New York City.
A Crown Court judge has allowed Ling Cheng, 34, to stay in Britain indefinitely.
If one were to describe Ling's spiritual quest metaphorically, it might well be found in the last sentence of his introduction to the book of poetry written in 1967: for the sake of the Garden itself and what lies beyond.
Defendant Kim Ling, 44, of Boundary Lane in Saltney, Cheshire, wept with relief at Mold Crown Court when not guilty verdicts were returned on all 38 charges against her.