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Rur. a bump in the road. We hit a wham bam thank you ma'am and lost one of our hubcaps. Watch out for the wham bam thank you ma'am at the corner of Third Street.
See also: bam, thank, wham


used in reference to sexual activity conducted roughly and quickly, without tenderness.


mod. boisterous. We had a really wham-bang time at your party.
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Wham bars were a brand that became synonymous with the 1980s - selling a staggering 30 million bars per year at their peak - and I know that our customers are going to be devastated.
But for Sarah, there will be no more Wham bars in her diet as she said she is "too scared" to eat another one.
The George Michael factfile:George Michael was born in Hertfordshire in 1963; His family are of Greek-Cypriot origin and his full name is Yorgos Kyriatou Panayioutou; He formed the duo Wham with his friend Andrew Ridgeley and they had their first hit in 1982 with Wham Rap;
The music was so loud from the flat that officers could clearly identify the track being played as Last Christmas by Wham.
As part of the transition Sid Saldanha, will become Vice President of Merchandising/Sales and Simone Adams Mathis will become Assistant Vice President if Design & Marketing of WHAM Inc.
But the Wham brand, which was first introduced in the 1980s, has been bought by Tangerine Confectionery.
Wham Rap followed and their third single Bad Boys also enjoyed Top Five success in the UK charts.
2014, Dec 8 -- WHAM announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to purchase an interest in UPONUS Technologies LLC of Wilmette, IL with an option to negotiate for the rights to license their patented encrypted mobile communications technology for the consumer marketplace
Pat Butynska is leading a three mile Winter Warmer around Wham walk at 11am on Saturday from the Malt Shovel Inn at Wham.
ART APPEAL: Rebecca White and Paul Cole (above) and Kerry Dougall and Ricky Dougall (below) all take a look at examples of work by Year 11 art pupils; WHAM GLAM: (From bottom left, clockwise) Barbara Fox and Lyn Crabtree, of Whitley Helpers and Members (WHAM), with pupils Stuart Clayton, Nathan Walker, Charlotte Mason and Stuart Grant MATHS ACHIEVERS: (back row, from left) Kimi Vora, Rachel Robins, Rachel Dunn, Katie Good, Gemma Secola, Hayley Robinson, Luke Norkett, Nikesh Lad, and (front, from left) Richard Gater, Paul Collins, Jonathan Crabtree and David Payne, all completed the UK Mathematical Challenge
OIL and gas firm Venture Production are buying exploration company WHAM Energy for pounds 14.
From day one we were Wham fans and have followed him ever since.
Their cheese-laden first album Fantastic burst on to the 80s music scene with top 10 singles including Wham Rap and Club Tropicana.
HOT NUMBER: Fern Cotton in charity video; WHAM BAM: Shane performs the new single
He and Andrew Ridgeley shot to stardom in the 1980s as the duo Wham