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dingbat

[′diŋ‚bat]
(graphic arts)
In typography, a special symbol or ornamental character used to illustrate text. Also known as pi symbol.
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So, Lieut Dingbat is pushing through a Welfare Reform Bill.
But last week you printed a Dingbat, which had the word Gibraltar circling the words Big Ben.
I SEE the first of the London rioters has been sentenced to one day's porridge which he has already done, so instant release (I await the cries of human rights violation from the dingbat brigade).
Now, they may be innocent - and council leader Robert Gould, who laid the charges, may be a dingbat.
JUMBiES, which stands for JUMBLED Babies, are unique combinations of animals that utilize unique features from mammals, reptiles, birds, insects and even dinosaurs - that result in hilarious combinations - so a Dingo and a Bat become a Dingbat and a Camel and Ocelot become a Camelot
And listen Sepp, keep in mind Mileson might not have a large male dingbat.
This time his windscreen wipers pushed aside the wet snow to reveal a dingbat in a pink anorak blinking in the glare.
Operation Dingbat got underway last weekend, when a team of officers on off-road bikes patrolled the forest with the aid of the police helicopter.
Or taking style advice from New Age dingbat Carole Caplin and property advice from conman Peter Foster.
To help consumers in easily identifying Red Mountain wines, the Estate has also designed a small red triangle, a dingbat in trade marking terms, that's prominently positioned on the label and capsule of its premium wines.
It was even comforting to listen to the 16-year-old talking to a friend on his mobile phone: "Yo' Dingbat.
This smug self-satisfied dingbat from Down Under earned the admiration of all right-thinking leftists by publishing thousands of classified diplomatic cables, some of which compromised the safety of Western forces in Afghanistan.