prima donna


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prima donna

a female operatic star; diva
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Winner: Prize is a Prima Donna De Luxe machine and 4 x 1KG of Espre beans, equivalent to a coffee a day for a year.
Petersburg but also because of the international merits of prima donnas such as Alma Fohstrom.
Back in reality, Prima Donna concludes as she steps onto her balcony to watch the Bastille Day fireworks.
Prima Donna maturo won over the jury-which included cheese masters of major retailers and culinary specialists-with its excellent, extra mature and full-bodied taste.
Sixteen essays, two "interludes," and an excellent introductory chapter instead refract the image of the prima donna through different critical lenses, revealing a dazzling array of prima donnas--historical, fictional, mythical--that destabilize the very identity of this category.
Being a prima donna in the 19th century - a leading star in operatic circles - was an extraordinary licence for women to assume," Prof Cowgill said.
One was A Resounding Tinkle by NF Simpson and the other was Eugene Ionesco's The Bald Prima Donna.
All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu" could also have been titled "Five Intense Chicks," he said, "because there are all these women in my life and my imagination and they're all on this album: my mother, my sister, Lulu, Shakespeare's dark lady and prima donna.
Cork by Valerie Buckley from her lightly raced bitch Prima Donna (Staplers Jo-Here Storm).
The star spoke to pupils at Huddersfield Grammar School about his debut opera Prima Donna which premiered in Manchester.
Chickens is more OTT than The Tubes, You Can't Hurt Me Anymore is Angus Young incarnate, and Prima Donna gives Quo a run for their denim.
Where are the temper tantrums, the prima donna attitudes, the outrageous demands?