headcase


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headcase

(ˈhɛdˌkeɪs)
n
(Psychiatry) informal an insane person
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Dora, a Headcase," a novel by Lidia Yuknavitch, Mt.
After a run-in with a teenaged rocker named Headcase, Wilmot has his very own electric guitar and a head-banging, heart-pounding determination to play rock-and-roll.
Not that the headcase could understand those reasons.
Much the same could be said about Ida, another kind of parasite and the main character of Lidia Yuknavitch's newest novel, Dora: A Headcase.
Manny Pascali is a bit of a headcase and started the songs before the manager could get his words out.
In the song, the guitarist croons, "I want a good girl for hugging and kissing and not a headcase who only dates jerks," and, "I don't need more toys and shiny things.
Below, Urrutia and his assistant Alex Rivera play a game called Headcase.
The plays are Headcase by Ron Hutchinson (June 30-Belgrade Theatre) Forward by Robert Warrington (July 1-Birmingham Rep), Mid Winter by Zennie Haris (July 2RSC) Tall Phoenix by Chris O'Connell (July 3-RSC), The Morris by Helen Blakeman (July 4Hampstead Theatre) and Red on Black by Andrew Bridgemont (July 5Birmingham Rep).
Mitch Cahn, the 29-year old president of Headcase, a New Jersey-based manufacturer of hemp clothing and headwear, says, "We've got a very libertarian generation.
A friend at Aldermans Green hairdressers, Headcase, did the cut for free and Diane has already passed her fund raising target of PS200.