hokey-pokey


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hokey-pokey

(ˌhəʊkɪˈpəʊkɪ) or

hoky-poky

n
1. another word for hocus-pocus1, hocus-pocus2
2. (Cookery) NZ a brittle toffee sold in lumps

ho•key-po•key

(ˈhoʊ kiˈpoʊ ki)

n.
hocus-pocus; trickery.
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What was once home of the Lohapoka is now home to the hokey-pokey.
Some less esoteric words in the list include the 10-letter POCKETBOOK, HOTCHPOTCH, PACKET-BOAT, HOMEOPATHY, HOKEY-POKEY, HEMATOMATA, HACKMATACK, and APPOMATTOX.
He was in the first training squad in Portugal prior to that but endures a hokey-pokey relationship with the Italian in terms of his involvement - in one minute, out the next.
Newmyer III of Palm Beach Gardens, father of two students at the school, said: "Innovative teaching is just like the hokey-pokey.
Besides the two shoplifting incidents, Ms Fisher is also known for her Time Warp and Hokey-Pokey dance in Parliament while delivering a speech.
In Coburg, a group calling itself "Future to the Back" proposes a return to outhouses and Sears catalogs, saying the city's "cockamamie idea" to put in a sewer system is "New Age hokey-pokey.
This crumbly, crackly, chewy caramel toffee goes by many names; cinder toffee, sponge toffee, bonfire toffee, honeycomb, but perhaps my favourite is hokey-pokey, which I believe originates in Cornwall, although ask any New Zealander what it is and they'll tell you - hokey-pokey is their name for this delicious, crunchy treat.
It's mostly TV and hokey-pokey movie stuff, it's not real, it's not authentic.
Martha Newbigging's tremendously expressive cartoons give the reader the opportunity to better understand everything from the drudgery of working as a Frontier Farmer to the satisfaction of being a Hokey-Pokey Seller.
But with non-energy corporate profits stalled and the market again doing the hokey-pokey, public corporations with stockholders can't be expected to continue giving gains at such lofty levels as 22.
Don't expect the hokey-pokey pace of an after-school special.
The basics: The conference's structure reflected the group's holistic approach, encompassing prayers, songs, storytelling sessions, and a round of the Hokey-Pokey ("You put your whole self in/You put your whole self out.