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Frenzy

Beatlemania
term referring to the Beatles’ (rock musicians) immense popularity; manifested by screaming fans in the 1960s. [Pop. Culture: Miller, 172–181]
Big Bull Market
speculation craze precipitated stock market crash (1929). [Am. Hist.: Allen, 205–226]
Gold Rush
lure of instant riches precipitated onslaught of prospectors (1848, 1886). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 203]
Klondike,
the scene of wild rush for riches (1886). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 269]
Old Woman
of Surrey “morn, noon, and night in a hurry.” [Nurs. Rhyme: Mother Goose, 117]
Valentino’s
funeral overwhelmed with grief, fans rioted. [Am. Hist.: Sann, 317–327]
White Rabbit
agitated rabbit in a perpetual hurry. [Br. Lit.: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland]
White Queen
in a perpetual dither. [Br. Lit.: Through the Looking-glass]
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But as a young teen attending the Frenzy, having chewing gum of any kind was the ultimate contraband.
The Food Truck Frenzy is focused on raising funds for the Exchange Club's signature philanthropic mission: the prevention of child abuse in Lake County.
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The veteran actor had flown into creates frenzy at special screening of Kalki's new film town a few days earlier to receive Padma Vibhushan at the hands of President Pranab Mukherjee, and had stayed back to be a part of Friday's screening.
But it's tonight's closing scene that will shock you more than anything we've seen so far and send Twitter into a frenzy. And it's connected to food obsessed Markus (Darren Boyd) currently topping the leader board for Creepiest Man In Fortitude.
A media frenzy in order to sell tickets, promote the sale of club merchandise and generally keep Celtic and Rangers at the forefront of people's minds.
Over a year ago, it was featured in a Super Bowl ad, setting off a frenzy. It was then covered by the enhanced interrogation practitioners actors on the television show Glee, which set off another frenzy.
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