Dutch uncle


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Dutch uncle

strict elder who scolds and moralizes. [Br. Slang: Lurie, 122–123]
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In a bid to avoid a repeat, Dutch Uncle, an 88-rated handicapper who changed hands last month for 36,000gns and joined Robert Cowell, has been added to the field for the royal meeting's curtainraiser.
Although Dutch Uncle is now 2lb better off for finishing a length behind Taper Tantrum in fourth, I felt he acted better on the unique track.
He always targets this race with a well-handicapped horse and with top lightweight jockey Franny Norton on board, everything looks set fair for Dutch Uncle.
DUTCH UNCLES, an intriguing band who cite the likes of Steve Reich, XTC and King Crimson as key influences, are back on the road to promote current album Cadenza.
They'll be joined on the night by Dutch Uncles, a quintet of mates who met at primary school in Marple on the outskirts of Manchester.
Agents, according to Hawkins' testimony, should include: "Contract advisers, financial planners, marketing reps, trainers, mentors, advisers, consultants, counselors, teachers, guides, tutors, coaches, confidants, spiritual advisers, Dutch uncles, kibitzers, yada yada yada.
The Stockport quartet, the Dutch Uncles, are also on the bill as is the Wolverhampton "folk-rock" singer/songwriter, Scott Matthews.
Other headliners included Manchester four piece Dutch Uncles at the Georgian Theatre, Lucky T Jackson at The Sun Inn stage, Warm Digits at The Green Room and Blossoms at Ku Bar The festival, which takes place every year on Easter Saturday, also saw the best of Teesside's bands perform.
Joining them on the bill are cosmic songwriter Jane Weaver, who bagged Piccadilly Records' number one album of 2014, Kiwi psych-rock outfit Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Dum Girls, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Dutch Uncles, Bad Breeding, Apes, Single Mothers and Slaves.
Tallah, having been at Primavera in Barcelona the year before (and the year before, and the) had watched a band called Dutch Uncles and came back raving about them.
Of particular note, Dutch Uncles, Badly Drawn Boy, Field Music, The Futureheads, Gold Panda and Bernard Butler (Suede) have played there.
The opening night on Friday will be headlined by math-pop quintet Dutch Uncles, who have already All Years Leaving HARE AND HOUNDS, KINGS HEATH played a sold out show in the city this year under the This Is Tmrw umbrella.