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white sheep

One who is dutiful and obedient, the opposite of a rebellious "black sheep." Everyone likes me because I'm the white sheep of the family. The same cannot be said for my wild cousin Nathan!
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YN: But, in a herd of white sheep, I was the one who went my own way.
While one parent pointed out there are black sheep and there are white sheep, the decision is like banning the use of the colour black.
Teams of researchers have systematically driven over hundreds of acres of land surrounding Stonehenge, amid rolling green hills and fluffy white sheep, using remote-sensing technologies to map what lies beneath the ground.
* Be sure you shear black sheep and white sheep separately, sweeping off the floor between each.
His car broke down recently and, as he was looking under the bonnet, a voice said: "I think it's your carburettor." He looked into the field next to the hard shoulder and saw a black sheep and a white sheep. After fixing the problem, he drove on to the nearest service station and told the girl behind the counter what had happened.
Other four completely white sheep breeds had not carried the haplotype3 (Table 3).
"Chip & Dory" - Adapted from an old folk tale: A shooting star brings Chip, a black sheep, and Dory, a white sheep, together for the first time.
This brings me to the white sheep. Normally at that location one finds car covers, steering wheel gloves and windscreen shades on sale.
Directly ahead of us, beyond a small T-junction, was a field containing a flock of large fluffy white sheep which looked like they had just stepped out of an advert for Axminster Carpets.
The men asked the policeman to pay Dh1,000 more to buy two white sheep so that the magic will work.
WE'VE laughed at the nit-picking politically correct with their fear of perceived racism, these are the fools who gave us baa-baa white sheep and a three-yearold excluded from nursery for asking a black child: "Is your mum black, too?" This week came the result of political correctitude when, in the face of nine Asian men getting a total of 77 years in prison for offences stretching from raping to sexual grooming 47 white girls, our so-called Establishment still refused to accept this was race-based.
The 'Poker Face' hitmaker star stunned the audience by walking on stage holding a black and white sheep on a leash before sitting down on a bale of straw for the interview.
There is no question of black sheep or white sheep because people have already suffered a lot, she said, adding about 25 per cent judges of the high courts, who were given extension for a period of one year, proved their efficiency should not suffer with others.
During Swiss parliamentary elections in 2007, the People's Party put up posters across the country showing three white sheep standing on the Swiss flag, one kicking away a black sheep.