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stick man

Sl. a police patrol officer (who carries a stick). The stick man is due here in about three minutes. Hurry. I was a stick man for a few years till my feet went bad.
See also: man, stick

stick man

n. a police patrol officer (who carries a stick). The stick man is due here in about three minutes. Hurry.
See also: man, stick
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Stick Man Live (c) 2008 Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
I have no idea whose idea formed the basis of the choreographed end sequence between Santa stuck up the chimney and Stick Man trying to enable his escape, but it was in the word of one of the audience .
the Stick Man attempts a flying pas de chat), but to the humans it probably appears that he is standing still.
A BBC adaptation on Christmas Day will be voiced by a stellar cast including Martin Freeman as Stick Man and Hugh Bonneville as Santa as well as Jennifer Saunders, Rob Brydon, Russell Tovey and Sally Hawkins.
A feel-good, laugh-out-loud tale, the narrative tells the story of Stick Man, who lives in the family tree with his 'Stick Lady Love and their stick children three' - that is until a series of mishaps occur that take him far from home.
After narrowly escaping a break worse than death in a swan's nest, the hapless Stick Man is chucked onto a fire.
The study found Cameron's stick figure took the lead when compared to Prime Minister's stick man that came across as more anxious and more depressed, and was perceived to be the more aggressive of the two.
Stick Man - a type of twig creature - falls out of the family tree and can't find his way home.
The 18-year- old from Upton was the original Nike Freestyle skills champion and has already mastered all the tricks and more that Ronaldinho and the stick man do in the television advert.
Until Saturday, Birmingham Botanical Gardens THEATRE Stick Man The Town Hall has a tradition of staging adaptations of Julia Donaldson children's books, such as The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and What the Ladybird Heard.
Now, almost a year later, a new sign has appeared in the car park, featuring a hand-drawn stick man alongside the words "Whoever keeps stealing the art.
Family shows are fun too - the theatre is hosting a full screening of Disney's Frozen with the lyrics on screen to help audiences sing along and the classic tale of The Little Mermaid is brought to the stage in a brand new production as well as a performance of Julia Donaldson's Stick Man.
In Early Years, they are reading The Snowman and Stick Man.
BBC1's Stick Man was a fabulous half-hour of TV and a glorious half-hour of silence for any parents with rampaging youngsters.
Stick Man To be fair, the BBC redeemed themselves slightly over the long weekend with And Then There Were None, which was a brilliant remake of an Agatha Christie classic and not, as the title suggests, a ratings projection for next year's X Factor.