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tawse

, taws Chiefly Scot
a leather strap having one end cut into thongs, formerly used as an instrument of punishment by a schoolteacher
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Most investors in the group - including the three major institutional shareholders Phillips & Drew Fund Management, M&G and Aberforth Partners - took stakes at 30p a share in 1995 at the time of the Kwikform-Brown & Tawse merger and share issue.
Tawse had rung the woman's doorbell and tapped on the window on a Saturday morning, with a tale of possible damage having been done outside her property.
Mrs Tawse said: "The children and staff became very familiar with the builders, which made for very good relationships.
It began well with strong material from Scottish comic Gus Tawse, whose laid-back, laconic delivery with hands in pockets was reminiscent of Frankie Boyle.
Gillian Tawse, headteacher of Northburn First School, said: "The school looks upon making the correct food choices as a necessary life skill.
Stourbridge-based Hall & Tawse Western is now trading as Mansell Midlands after making the switch yesterday.
As an investigative journalist, I felt it was my duty to find out, so I've spent the last 48 hours trying out various scenarios involving a satsuma, a tawse, three tubs of Swarfega, a Mars Bar, cling film, lipstick, potty putty and a car battery.
Laugh Out Loud, Stonehaven Town Hall, Stonehaven With Damian Clark, Gus Tawse and Dave Johns.
Q: Willie Tawse was a player with Airdrieonians during the 1930s but from which club was he signed?
Mike Tawse from Albany Road, Roath, pleaded guilty at Cardiff Magistrates Court to receiving stolen goods at his home on December 17.
In the North East, the company has played a vital role in the regeneration and development of the region ever since its arrival in Gateshead in 1990 as Hall & Tawse.
The tawse and the cane were far better deterrents than any amount of detention, as was proved many years ago when we did not have so much disruption, and as for the bleeding heart do-gooders and their human rights counterparts, what a load of tripe they expound.