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.
Coleen, only just back from her 10th holiday in 12 months, got the whirlybird especially for the pop festival, just 57.5 miles from her home.
Now the high-tech teams aboard the 'whirlybird' are tweeting about the action after turning to social networking site Twitter.
html is an interactive storybook website about Robin Whirlybird and her Rotorcraft Adventures.
The manufacturer of the Army's Black a Hawk helicopters now may have built the world's fastest whirlybird.
IN SPITE of this being the age of over-protective parenting, should we be asking ourselves: "Are we helicoptering too much?" No, this isn't about investing in a handy whirlybird to whizz one's little darlings around to more rugby practices, band jammings, school discos, cinema visits and skate board parks.
Eyewitnesses told the paper that this is the third time the pilot has gone to the grocery store by whirlybird. Others also said the man buzzes a local girl's college.
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.
The "Whirlybird" pinned on pitcher Bob Walk, who spent most of his career (1980-93) with the Pittsburgh Pirates, was not intended to describe his animated and deceptive windup.
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.
JIM FURYK: Famed for his idiosyncratic swing which has been described as the 'whirlybird'.
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.
Turn to Part One--Principles for All Legal Writing--put on your "madman" hat, and set to work on a "whirlybird," a nonlinear outline that allows you to "spin out" ideas and give them a rough organization at the same time.