donkeys years

don′key's years`


n.pl.
a very long time; eons.
[1895–1900]
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Heaven forbid if ever it's a rainy day, the tyres make the grass verges look like a swamp and us pedestrians have the good fortune to take it home with us like an unwanted gift The council have been cutting grass for donkeys years and I can't recall it ever been as bad as this.
Manchester, Sheffield, Liverpool, and Leeds are all lesser cities than Birmingham, but all these lesser cities are managed with vision and great integrity, and they have been for donkeys years.
FRENCH and Belgium populations and doubtless many others have been consuming and enjoying horsemeat for donkeys years. And why not?
We had more pits than anyone else for donkeys years - and yet theNUMin other places can help their areas but NUM South Wales can't.
He has been immortalised in scores of films, from Errol Flynn's 1935 movie Captain Blood to references in Pirates of the Caribbean, as well as poems including John Masefield's Captain Stratton's Fancy and books such as John Steinbeck's first novel Cup of Gold.We've been crying out for a structured park for donkeys years in this area but this isn't going to wash
When Lancashire beat Gloucestershire in a Gillette Cup match donkeys years ago, it was so dark umpire Arthur Jepson famously asked a batsman appealing against the light "What's that up there?"
Pundits who I cannot recall seeing at a Newcastle United match for the proverbial donkeys years.
The rest of us have worked our balls off for donkeys years yet we can't even get a hospital bed.
Things are looking very good after donkeys years. The only downside is we still don't have a quality finisher.
We have talked to birders who have watched harriers and peregrines for donkeys years and they have never come across anything like this."
The clothes might have been bad -but the songs have a way of sticking in the mind donkeys years later.
There's small round tables next to bench seats and an assorted bunch of weather-beaten chaps who look like they've been coming in here for donkeys years and wouldn't want to see a single lick of paint.