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you little scallywag

An expression of dismay after someone (the "scallywag") has done something surprising or has misbehaved in some way. I can't believe you got into my make-up drawer, you little scallywag!
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Last night lawyers for the now defunct Scallywag said the magazine's publishers and the estate of its late editor were considering what action they could take following the disclosure of his affair with Mrs Currie.
Scallywags has grown to become the leading kids model agency in London.
If nothing else, Scallywag's editors could make Major a national laughingstock by asking him a series of silly questions on the witness stand.
Chinese Whisper seized the race by the throat on the first downwind leg, closing on Fort Denison behind the three super maxis, Oats, Scallywag and Perpetual Loyal, but ahead of the 80 foot Beau Geste and the two V70s, Black Jack and Maserati.
8.15 (440m): Distant Megan (scr), Brierville Crate (2), Scallywag Pip (3), Funky Monkey (4), Twin (5), Langley Boy (8).
Last night lawyers for Scallywag said the magazine's publishers and the estate of its late editor were considering suing Mr Major in the light of today's revelation of his affair with former health minister Edwina Currie.
Scallywag broke the Groupama around New Caledonia Race monohull record in September for second overall to Beau Geste.
And Dwina, 61, says Robin even helped her with Last Confessions of a Scallywag.
FROM PAGE 8 "HE was a little London scallywag," said Bob Crow's brother as he mourned him with words that were true and made people laugh.
7.30 (260m): Molly (scr), Dillon (scr), Brierville Bud (2), N Power Blue (2), Scallywag Bill (3), Bridie's Choice (3).
"Yet some scallywag, some scumbag can jump on the back of a lorry, come over under the tunnel and never expect to work a day in his (expletive) life.
Viz magazine later developed its own version of Winker Watson, in which the simple device of changing a vowel led to an entirely different outlook for the young scallywag. Very good with his hands, apparently.
Q MY son-in-law is a bit of a scallywag and I'm forever having to keep him out of trouble.
Members of the scallywag rap group - including Big Brother favourite Maggot - will join vendors and staff at the opening of an office in their hometown, Newport.
Mr Neal said the financial cost of the settlement to the New Statesman was ``devastating'', and the satirical Scallywag was forced to fold.