party popper


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party popper

n
a small plastic cylinder which, when a string is pulled, makes a small bang and fires thin paper streamers into the air
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Delicate, grainy appearing pastel pages tell the story (in pictures with sparse narrative) of Ice Cream Man, Ice Cream Man reports to work Monday through Friday, acting as ice cream with chocolate cake, a party popper, a road cone, a sunflower petal, and a golf tee
A COMMOTION marred the last day of the bar exams Sunday after a base of a used party popper that was left in front of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) was mistaken for a grenade.
Central to the piece is a large clear Christmas bauble that contains the following treasures: A purple candle wax | A wrapper from a Baby Bel cheese A wrapper from a MilkyRoll Crispy Roll bar A Christmas tree light A festive red feather A packet of brown sugar A Tetley teabag The Strepsil wrapper A black plastic pen lid Not one but two stripedpaper clips joined together A party popper.
4 square miles of forest on the island - barely enough to offset a party popper.
Surely, in these egalitarian times, even this single far-flung worker shouldn't be denied his fun day and at least get a party popper in the post?
Only people aged 18 and above can legally buy anything above a "category 1" firework - that's more or less anything more explosive than a party popper.
I put a Malteser on an un-popped party popper, go outside, pop it, quickly put the used party popper in my mouth, then catch the Malteser in it.
MANILA -- A minor commotion marred the last day of the bar exams after a base of a used party popper, that was abandoned in front of University of Santo Tomas, was mistaken for a grenade Sunday afternoon.
Maybe it was just a party popper exploding When Happy Birthday the Gods sang Or was that really the birth of the universe Many billions of years ago?
ACROSS: 1 Party popper 8 Saw 9 Log 11 Liaison 12 Paste 13 Any 14 Eat 15 Capsule 17 Era 19 Moan 21 Idea 23 Soup 25 File 27 Tom 29 Learner 31 Ref 34 Pan 36 Spent 37 Terrace 38 Tie 39 Sty 40 Cleanliness DOWN: 1 Pain 2 Away 3 To spare 4 Punish 5 Pupil 6 Else 7 Rota 8 Slate 10 Get on 16 Emu 18 Ail 20 Opt 22 Del 24 Overrun 25 First 26 Brutal 28 Money 30 Extra 32 Epic 33 Feel 34 Pass 35 Acts
The case presenter told the committee Ms Olsen had released a party popper next to a pupil with autism, despite knowing that he was scared of loud noises.
WE'RE handed a party popper, an envelope and a pair of oversize glasses before taking our seats to join Donna, the amiable and awkward star of this short play - a sell-out at last year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival - by local writer Lee Mattinson.