bush telegraph


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bush telegraph

n
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a means of communication between primitive peoples over large areas, as by drum beats
2. a means of spreading rumour, gossip, etc
Translations
téléphone arabe
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The bush telegraph from Willie Mullins' Closutton yard is that the eight-yearold, announced as finished for the season in December but chosen by Ruby Walsh in preference to Min, is firing again.
In the Bush Telegraph, Iain - who had to munch on turkey testicles and camel brain in his trial - said: "I think my biggest achievement has been staying in the jungle, because there's been a couple of times when I've wanted to go.
She adds: "Toff and I nearly died laughing when Amir ran over about four days into the jungle saying, 'Guys, guys, you know in the Bush Telegraph they're recording what we're saying?
In the Bush Telegraph, George started to cry and was really upset.
The recent news that a graphene light bulb will shortly go on sale, with a claimed 10 per cent reduction in energy use, has got physicists chattering on the bush telegraph.
It's old fashioned sexism," Charlie later told the Bush Telegraph.
Taking over the role of bush telegraph presents an attempt with which Tadic wants to take on the role of a mediator before the international community.
Meanwhile, Glaswegian producer Marty Benson - the voice of the show's Bush Telegraph - is backing fellow Scots Justin and Colin to win.
He dumped Carly's possessions in the Bush Telegraph, commenting in footage to be shown tonight: "One gone, nine to go, see you later.
Among the best horses campaigned by Jaffee were Horses of the Year Empress Club and Illustrador, as well as Bush Telegraph and that horse's son, London News, winner of the Queen Elizabeth II Cup in Hong Kong and third to Bosra Sham in the Prince of Wales's Stakes in 1997.
But, by the time they arrived at the Bush Telegraph to collect their prize - the cheesecake had been eaten by a rat.