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Barmy

 

a valuable shoulder garment decorated with religious drawings. Prince Ivan Kalita of Moscow was the first to have them in Russia (14th century). They were worn by Byzantine emperors and Russian princes (and by tsars from the middle of the 16th to the beginning of the 18th century) during coronations and ceremonial outings.

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Which makes Labour MPs knocking Skinner off the party's ruling National Executive Committee all the barmier.
What's barmier is that some people with more money than sense will buy it.
They have rebelled against the government's barmier moves, lambasted failing services and played key roles in much of the law-making unveiled by ministers.
The internet is a specially happy hunting ground for conspiracy theorists like the Frenchman who has seemingly surfed the barmier corners of cyberspace before writing a book claiming that the Pentagon was not hit by a crashing plane on September 11.
This soap is a heavily romanticised fantasy into which we all willingly enter except that, if we start believing it's real, we might not get out the other side again - we might well end up a lot barmier than we actually are.
BETTING on top point-scorer at St Andrews this week is one of the barmier ways of doing your money.
The plan was no barmier than Darlington theatre casting a police band to play miners on the 30th anniversary of the strike.
Yes, of course the antics of the shamed former Tory minister and his missus over the past seven days have made them look barmier than ever.
Even barmier is the idea that men fall off motorbikes at the whiff of Lynx unisex smelly-stuff.
Which leaves the way open for someone to invent an even barmier cocktail to shake up jaded palates.
But I had learned that: the mothers of murdered children suffer untold torment; child killers are often pathetic creatures, themselves abused as children; and psychiatrists are barmier than a ny of us.