cowbell


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cowbell

a metal percussion instrument usually mounted on the bass drum or hand-held and struck with a drumstick
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Anyone who is not educated and certificated will never appreciate the winner of the Cowbell mathematics competition.
Respondents who made comments in either of these questions that fell into one of the following categories were identified as being likely to not have taken the proposed tradeoff seriously: the respondent did not believe ticket prices would be related to a cowbell ban or would not be related in the manner specified; the respondent believed the proposed policy was unfair to ticket purchasers since there are other potential solutions; and the respondent did not believe that cowbells would ever be banned from the stadium.
Cowbell has, for over 15 years, been at the forefront of organising mathematics competitions for students in secondary schools in Nigeria.
The first song is introduced by the sound of the cowbell off stage, carried in by the singers.
Rumours have been circulating for a while now about which celebrities would be brave enough to tackle the slopes in an attempt to take the Cowbell Trophy from last year's winner former X Factor winner Joe McElderry, but the 16 brave souls have now been confirmed.
The groom's cake was a two-tiered chocolate cake decorated with a life-size edible Mississippi State University cowbell.
this cowbell brought from the shepherd's fireplace where it was his
This leads to Pat (Stephen Mangan) trying to win his wife a holiday by entering TV talent contest You're The One, hosted by scathing judge Simon Cowbell (Robin Atkin Downes).
Postman Pat: The Movie is a shadow of the beloved stop-motion Postman Pat: The Movie is a shadow of the beloved stop-motion Sara has always dreamt of going to Italy, so when Pat discovers a trip for two is the top prize in the TV reality show You're The One hosted by Simon Cowbell (Robin Atkin Downes), he prepares to belt out a ballad.
There is fun to be had as Pat enters talent contest You're The One, hosted by Simon Cowbell but youngsters used to his more innocent world may be a little confused to see robot versions of Pat hell-bent on world domination.
Couldn't we all use a little more cowbell in our lives?
On behalf of the meeting the outgoing CEEES president, Werner Wittberger, thanked him for his work and presented him with a traditional Swiss cowbell.