whirlybird


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whirlybird

n. a helicopter. See that whirlybird up there? It’s timing your speed. Slow down.
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In fact, friends say that the man who popularised the ' Helicopter' shot cricket wants to own a whirlybird one day.
Every display I've seen in the Valley, including Candy Cane Lane, is store-bought," Margie Byrne says, keeping a close eye on her husband as he climbs up on the roof to make adjustments on the whirlybird with Santa in it he built.
Eyewitnesses told the paper that this is the third time the pilot has gone to the grocery store by whirlybird.
When I pray, I thank the Lord for the miracle of microsurgery and the mechanism of the whirlybird and the chemistry of soap made up of ash and fat, the leftover parts put back together to make us clean and new and better.
From the air, an elk's distinctive white rump is fairly easy to spot, especially if it's bounding away from the sound of an approaching whirlybird - in the company of several other elk.
Whirlybird made it five in a row with a game win in the last.
Walter O'Malley and Kenneth Hahn fly high in a whirlybird, it's 1957.
For hot colours grow Amaranthus Hot Biscuit, Nasturtium Whirlybird, sunflower Sundance Kid and Californian poppies.
As one who hates outlines but is skeptical of gimmicks, I decided to give the whirlybird a try.
Whirlybird mix is her favorite for this use because of all the color, though some cooks find 'Empress of India' more flavorful.
For a real adrenaline junkies -- why take all those lifts up the mountain when a whirlybird can drop you off at the top of the mountain on virgin snow?
The maple's whirlybird seeds fall in spring, when they're not needed by wildlife, and are too small to offer much sustenance to squirrels and larger animals.
Chasing a ground-skimming helicopter and fading, he sheds all his correspondent gear - including a letter from Jean - and throws himself in the lifting whirlybird.
Fortunately, this whirlybird is one of the world's best for search-and-rescue operations.
Alright, maybe encasing helicopters in ice isn't completely practical (frozen rotors would give the whirlybird the aerodynamics of an anvil, for example).