tall story


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tall story

n (Brit) → storia incredibile
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IT sounds like a tall story but short people may not be as bright as their taller counterparts.
The Albert Tower of Middlesbrough - despite all the photographic "evidence" - was just another April Fool's tall story.
This amusing tall story of a town where the sun always shines, where the occupants are a little larger than life, and where a community is determined to make a success of their special event, is delightful.
That's an Eck of a tall story from a leader of the party of broken promises, who is now sounding like a broken record.
Nick Elphick's more traditional monument Tall story.
In a statement posted on his website, he wrote, "When this tall story first surfaced a few days ago it was denied as a hoax in an update to the same article, and we thought that would be the end of it.
A TALL STORY There was once a gentle giant, As quiet as a lamb, Taller than the tallest tree, Stronger than a ram.
Ever since I was knee-high to a tall story I have enjoyed double entendre and innuendo.
Dear Editor, The proposed British Land tower in Colmore Row (Birmingham's Tall Story, Post, May 21) should be judged on its architecture, not as part of a personal struggle.
Totem Tale: A Tall Story From Alaska by Deb Vanasse combines a lively and original story with skillfully drawn illustrations by Erik Brooks to create the fun tale of a Native American totem pole which comes to life in the beauty of a moon-lit night.
THE FAIRYTALE continued for Tall Story as the grey mare made a winning debut over fences to cause a 25-1 upset in the novice chase.