duck duck goose

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duck duck goose

n.
A children's game in which children sit in a circle as one walks around the perimeter saying "duck" while tapping each seated child on the head before choosing to say "goose," instead. The child who is then tapped must chase the tapper around the circle trying to tag the tapper before the tapper can occupy the chaser's seat.
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A third-rate sun, with its rag tag and bobtail of insignificant satellites, we float under the same daily conditions towards some unknown end, some squalid catastrophe which will overwhelm us at the ultimate confines of space, where we are swept over an etheric Niagara or dashed upon some unthinkable Labrador.
While romance blossomed in the Volkswagen van they drove around, the buskers, who have been dating for seven years and are known as The Rag Tag Misfits, also encountered troubles along the journey that started in April.
The role of British personnel on the ground, and presumably those of other powers including the US, helps explain how a rag tag rebel band suddenly has dictator Bashar al-Assad wobbling.
Written and directed by Paul WS Anderson, Afterlife directly follows events of the third film, Resident Evil: Extinction, with Alice leading a rag tag group of survivors through the virus-ravaged wilderness.
Big Brother: The figures took a nose dive this week, and, to be honest, with the rag tag bunch they've got this year, we reckon that's a trend that's not going to slow any time soon.
Summary: Sonia Gandhi, Chief of Congress party, kicked off her election campaign by targeting a rag tag coalition of parties, Third Front, that has been hurriedly cobbled together mostly by regional satraps to fight the forthcoming elections.
Adapted by Stuart Patterson and directed by Greg Banks, it keeps the plot simple but pacy as young Jim Hawkins takes to the sea with a rag tag group of sailors including the infamous Long John Silver and the gullible Squire Trelawney.
Andrew Balding, trainer of Rag Tag ``He's a horse I like and he ran a real good race at Bath last time.
Placing Oliver Twist in the Regency with the Rag Tag gang, Kimberly Logan writes an invigorating unique historical romance that hooks the audience the moment that Tristan confronts Deidre to help him find his sister.
Tomb raiding is a centuries-old practice, but it's no longer a rag tag operation executed by land-based pirates.
The rag tag group must ban together to stop the Queen before she marshals her evil forces to carry out her deadly plan.
FIRED UP Rebel attack RAG TAG Rebels lacking expertise