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zippo

(ˈzɪpəʊ)
n
slang nothing; zero
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Noun1.zippo - a quantity of no importancezippo - a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"
relative quantity - a quantity relative to some purpose
nihil - (Latin) nil; nothing (as used by a sheriff after an unsuccessful effort to serve a writ); "nihil habet"
bugger all, Fanny Adams, fuck all, sweet Fanny Adams - little or nothing at all; "I asked for a raise and they gave me bugger-all"; "I know sweet Fanny Adams about surgery"
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A giant, fire-breathing robot adds to the overall wow factor, and Zippos actively encourage you to take photos and videos while the artists are doing their thing.
The Open House event is free of charge, but Zippos would like to know in advance how many people to expect so email opendoor@zippos.
Mongolian contortionist Odka squeezed her 5ft 8in frame into the container for a stunt promoting Zippos Circus's shows in the town next week.
com)-- Leading accommodations specialists for visitors to England's South Coast, Queens Hotel has recently announced that they will be hosting guests arriving in the city for the Zippos Circus, which will be hosted in Brighton from Thursday the 16th to Tuesday the 28th of August.
Mums go free accompanied by a full paying child (from pounds 6) at Zippos Circus 11am show on Mother's Day at Kings Heath, Birmingham.
Wicked Zippos takes extra-thick, solid brass "Armor" Zippo lighters and flame-treats, acid-etches and adorns them with symbols like cartridge heads, waterfowl, and our own GUNS Magazine logo
Horsepower from Zippos Circus mixes traditional equestrian acts with daring motorbike stunts in a two-hour show, which includes three riders speeding inside a metal sphere at over 70mph.
Zippos Circus said it was told by council officials that the show could not go on unless the clowns dropped the musical part of their act.
Zippos lighters were visible associated with the burning of grass huts as part of search-and-destroy missions, they were used as engraved symbols of social protest, and often became a kind of talisman for American GIs during their hazardous tours of duty in that increasingly unpopular conflict.
Juggler Nicolas, 35, and trapeze artist Kimberly, 26, announced their engagement in the sawdust ring at Zippos circus in Blackheath, south-east London, last night.
During World War II Blaisdell, shipped hundreds of Zippos to generals and war correspondents.
Philip Taggert has written extensively about Zippos.