biffo


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biffo

(ˈbɪfəʊ)
n
fighting or aggressive behaviour: he enjoys a bit of biffo now and then.
adj
aggressive; pugnacious
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Back to Biffo. Biffo was the leader of Fianna Fail, a party that viewed itself as the natural governing populist party, where you couldn't tell a minister from a crony, and brown paper envelopes stuffed with wads of cash found their way into pockets.
"Kilmalady Biffo is prone to missing the start, which he did, and that meant Barnish Booth was in with a good chance of getting a run early.
Biffo was accused of being hungover or drunk when he went on RTE's Morning Ireland after a booze-fuelled Fianna Fail thinktank in Galway last year.
Ellie Shurlock, syndicate member and sea lion trainer, said: "We usually base our Lottery numbers on facts and figures relating to the animals, but as this is such a massive jackpot, we decided to enlist the help of Biffo and Max.
We were all ready, Biffo about to start the count in for So Much in Love, orchestra behind us, audience in front of us, all quiet.
Bertie moaned his successor Biffo never consulted him on "any serious issue" after he stepped down.
Biffo, Max and Arthur are the three resident Californian sea lions at the safari park.
The new home has been custom built for Max, Biffo and Arthur, the stars of Knowsley Safari Park's ever-popular sealion show.
BIFFO is no dummy but he's overlooked a few things since the smoking ban.
As Biffo is still only 55, would it not be possible for austerity archangel Joan to "incentivise" the worst Taoiseach in history to do a few hours work a week?
Proud Patsy is lilely to be popular in the opening semi at 8.37 but do not rule out a big run from Kev Hutton's Kilmalady Biffo in this, while the second semi at 9.07 can go the way of Bill Black's Coolykereen Hi.
Despite claiming it would cause mass confusion if he resigned as leader of Fianna Fail, yet stayed on as Taoiseach, Biffo yesterday resigned as his party's leader.