Old Dart

Old Dart

n
the Old Dart slang Austral England
[C19: of unknown origin]
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YOU'LL NEED| Flea-bitten sofas and chairs, with tatty throws to disguise beer stains | A faded old dart board hanging on the wall | Loads of porcelain pigs dotted around the place | An antipodean kitsch kangaroos warning sign | A massive tea pot (in a cosy) in the pig-themed kitchen
She revealed her family's connections with the place, and still has some of the old Dart Spring items in her possession.
New Zealand ranked seventh on the index, well ahead of the Old Dart at 27, while researchers from the Economist Intelligence Unit - a sister research company to The Economist magazine - named Nigeria as the worst place to start life.
"Nothing is punctured or pushed into the muscle of the tarpon or placed under a scale as with the old dart tags."
Where the old Dart treated such categories as prescription drugs and cosmetics simply as merchandise categories Dart's new regime highlights them.
RUDE awakenings on our return to the Old Dart (that's Aussie slang for Mother England) came as thick and fast as the snow we've been missing during our trip Down Under.
Finally, they redesigned and remerchandised the stores, replacing the old Dart Drug look with a breath-taking new concept that features bright colors, creative departmental and item signing, an upscaled merchandised mix, and a return to basic drug store items and emphasis.
Scores of shoppers young and old dart between the aisles, desperately looking for the right card and gift for their loved ones.
A tough summer of good work against the West Indies and South Africa has been rewarded with 16 weeks in the old dart.
Wright believes much of the exit was down to lack of practice with his trusty old darts, which he only picked up again a fortnight before the showpiece having chopped and changed throughout 2014.
"Some people, when they sign with new darts companies, can't use their old darts and change it a little bit."