knees-up


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knees-up

a boisterous dance involving the raising of alternate knees
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Following concerns raised by Prime Minister David Cameron that neighbours across Britain were being put off holding the traditional knees-ups due to council red tape, a further nine have won bids in the city.
Then there are wedding receptions, year-round knees-ups with cake and embarrassing dancing with someone's uncle.
Figures released through a Freedom of Information request show workers at the watchdog downed PS1,100 worth of alcohol and soft drinks at two festive knees-ups in December.
But now even knees-ups for branch staff paid for out their own pockets have been axed.
Turns out a backing track the pearly pair had recorded back in 1975 for a Labi Siffre tune had been sampled by the controversial rapper for his breakthrough hit My Name Is - hilariously resulting in the baseball cap and bling brigade inadvertently getting their groove on to the two-bearded, braces-twanging Londoners whose comedy knees-ups would've previously sent them screaming.
PARTY SEASON kicked in at Ryton this week with the players and backroom staff all enjoying their annual Christmas knees-ups.
It is rumoured the Post has a few tales of its own following a bit of a booze up at OneTen, the Colmore Row watering hole, and certainly other media knees-ups produced a flood of great stories.
But there are also sentimental ballads, music hall numbers and some good old knees-ups.
ESIWN Fawr Dolgellau has long established itself as one of Wales' leading cultural knees-ups, and now it has spawned its first offspring.
The essential East London mod band, lead by the late great Steve Marriott, matched soul power with melodic ingenuity on psychedelic barroom knees-ups such as Lazy Sunday plus the drug celebrating Itchycoo Park and Here Comes The Nice.
Chas and Dave - Knebworth '79 Their Cockney knees-ups might be more suited to the pub, but supporting Led Zeppelin in a huge Hertfordshire field proved just as good.