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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If you live in the Capital though, hold off on the party poppers - the streets aren't quite your own yet.
OF course, Kevin Roberts ("Investiture was a great occasion", letters, August 21), we all like to celebrate and have fun and enjoyment, but to many, it's an excuse for over-indulging (food and drink!) and the true meaning and facts behind it are either lost or the "party poppers" were unaware what it all meant in the first place - Christmas (commencing in September) being a prime example.
The big moment of truth came, with the parents-to-be standing on a deck with party poppers filled with a coloured powder which would show the gender of their baby.
The celebration attracted about 500 kids and parents to listen to music by Duke Otherwise from Madison, Wisconsin, to make New Year's hats and confetti party poppers, to get their faces painted, to make 3-D cookie sculptures and to explore the museum's many exhibits.
"Confetti, party poppers and balloons can also cause electric trouble, so it would be best to use them in open spaces and far from our facilities," Meralco spokesperson Joe Zaldarriaga said.ndash Danessa Rivera
After walking downLarnaca seafront yesterday I noticed the front and the beach was littered with the remnants of synthetic party poppers.
Conducted by US Consul General Ms Grace Shelton, and Zarina Bano, the mother of Naeem CEO Crescent Star Foods, and Abdullah, chairperson Sapphire Group, it was accompanied by balloons being released in the air, party poppers going off and cold fire, adding a festive touch to the evening.
Snowflake print napkins PS11.99 for four, Zara Home Left: Show off your Christmas baking on this statement three-tier Christmas cake stand, PS21 at Debenhams Christmas sprout party poppers, PS6.50, Postbox Party Gold bell place holders, PS5.99, Not On The High Street This gold dinner set will bring some sparkle to your table.
"Frankly, cocktail parties are not the time to be a minimalist - layer up your bar and table with gold foil straws, party poppers and photo booth props, then bring the look up-to-date with a plug-in neon light or light box to show guests exactly what to expect from their evening."
There was no explosion at all as none of the party poppers went off.
BENEFIT PARTY POPPERS ADVENT CALENDAR, PS34.50 - CURRENTLY ON OFFER AT PS31.05 THIS box of treats counts down the 12 days of Christmas with gorgeous goodies worth PS79.17 (www.debenhams.com; also in selected Benefit boutiques).