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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They believe a modified version of the party popper could beat blood cancers such as leukaemia and lymphoma.
For a woman mail worker was sent reeling when the package - rigged with a party popper - blew up in her face.
Now a video has hit the internet of Evra giving his team-mate a swollen eye by firing a party popper into his face - and just this week the full-back revealed worse had befallen Park in the past.
Video shows Parker twisting his party popper to release blue smoke, while Micah struggles to pop hers.
According to Facebook, Taiwan's most popular Facebook emoji is the "Party Popper".
Delicate, grainy appearing pastel pages tell the story (in pictures with sparse narrative) of Ice Cream Man, Ice Cream Man reports to work Monday through Friday, acting as ice cream with chocolate cake, a party popper, a road cone, a sunflower petal, and a golf tee!
A COMMOTION marred the last day of the bar exams Sunday after a base of a used party popper that was left in front of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) was mistaken for a grenade.
++++++++++ Central to the piece is a large clear Christmas bauble that contains the following treasures: A purple candle wax | A wrapper from a Baby Bel cheese A wrapper from a MilkyRoll Crispy Roll bar A Christmas tree light A festive red feather A packet of brown sugar A Tetley teabag The Strepsil wrapper A black plastic pen lid Not one but two stripedpaper clips joined together A party popper...and more
Even this far-flung worker should at least get a party popper
Only people aged 18 and above can legally buy anything above a "category 1" firework - that's more or less anything more explosive than a party popper. Even then, there are certain types of firework that can only be bought by a trained pyrotechnician.
MANILA -- A minor commotion marred the last day of the bar exams after a base of a used party popper, that was abandoned in front of University of Santo Tomas, was mistaken for a grenade Sunday afternoon.
Maybe it was just a party popper exploding When Happy Birthday the Gods sang Or was that really the birth of the universe Many billions of years ago?