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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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You use that metaphor of "cowbells" to describe desirable talents?
Mississippi State proceeded to win the game, and a tradition emerged thereafter of bringing and ringing cowbells at games.
With colorfully charming illustrations by Eileen Ryan Ewen, "A Symphony of Cowbells" is a whimsical and original story by Heather Preusser is sure to delight children ages 5 to 8.
On the two holidays, men in Almonacid del Marquesado dress up in colorful devil-type costumes and tie up cowbells around their waists.
Winners in Switzerland were awarded golden cowbells in keeping with the host nation's culture - and Trott won enough for an entire herd of cattle.
It's Shabbat in Sugar Land, and dozens of rabid Texans are clanging cowbells to the tune of "Bad Boys," the theme song from Cops, as three referees skate gracefully around the ice.
We couldn't run a whelk stall but not even a land of mountains, cowbells and cuckoo clocks can outdo the charms of our hedgerows, birdsong and Mayscented evenings" Former Tory MP Ann Widdecombe WRITE Letters Editor Media Wales Ltd, Six Park Street, Cardiff CF10 1XR e-mail readers@walesonline.co.uk FAX 029 2024 3640 NOTE please include your name and address for publication and a daytime telephone number
A Disney dog trotted by wearing cowbells. Death said, "Seriously
The 2012 event had fantastic support, with crowds lining the climbs and picturesque roads - carrying flags and cowbells - to cheer the riders on.
Even shrilling woodwind exuberance, cowbells and church bells, mandolin and guitar were comfortably accommodated.
NOT only is Notting Hill star Rhys Ifans top actor, singer and party animal but there is another little-known skill lurking his CV - he plays the cowbells. He was a natural with the alpine instrument during an impromptu musical outburst at Austrian-themed restaurant Tiroler Hut, in, er, London's Notting Hill.
The Rob Brydon Show (BBC2, 10pm) Stand up comedian, actor and musician Bill Bailey joins Rob for an evening of laughter and music tonight as the two participate in a duet involving Swiss cowbells. Also joining them is Beverley Knight who has recently been awarded an OBE, and talks about her new album and how she manages to look as good as she did 16 years ago.