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sparkie

(ˈspɑːkɪ)
n
(Professions) informal an electrician
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The competition for a piece of wartime memorabilia was won by Mrs Gradwell, second Mrs Madine and third Mrs Sparkie. The next meeting is at the above venue.
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Dunfermline as a schoolboy but was let go because of my height so ended up working as an apprentice sparkie, following in my dad's footsteps.
But whether it's the sparkie in a Sprinter or a baker in a Berlingo, it's certainly true that Scottish business would be going nowhere without the van as its faithful workhorse.
Also in the collection are around 400 botanical watercolours by Margaret Dickinson, from Norham in Northumberland, dating from the late 19th Century, and Tyneside's stuffed budgie Sparkie Williams, a national champion talker, plus the trophy he won and the 45rpm Parlophone record he made.
Les Gillespie Yes, a show of solidarity Andy Sparkie
In the show, Squirt and another dragon called Sparkie help Mike tackle Vikings and trolls in the kingdom of Glendragon.
"While some teams struggle in this position, we're spoiled for choice with Kevin, Duffer and Sparkie," he says.
Half an hour later, thoughts of Panam Flight, Trixies King, Jet On Sparkie, Iron Merchant, Mulgannon Beauty and Burnt Crust occupied my mind as I sweated in the sauna.