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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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Frenzy adventure has taken care of activities for all ages that include Thrilling Adventure Activities, Individual Adventure Activity for Adults Adventurous Rope Course, Kids Adventure Area and even an Indoor Indoor Games area for children
The Funding Feeding Frenzy presents tremendous opportunities, both for entrepreneurs and investors," said Bob Bock, one of the event's organizers.
With some key games moving to Saturdays, TV 3 has begun filming a couple of Saturday games to collect highlights for the Monday sportscasts and Frenzy Extra at 8:30 p.
At the peak of the frenzy, two million tickets an hour were being sold, even though the odds were 76 million to one.
99, and Pet Frenzy officials say retailers can expect margins of around 100%.
An asbestos bankruptcy typically spawns a feeding frenzy of new claims because of the collision of two laws, Section 524(g) of the Bankruptcy Code and the law of unintended consequences, often felt acutely by insurers.
You can see similar collections of goods and books in Reading Frenzy in Portland, which sits in the shadow of the giant Powell's City of Books; Super 7 in San Francisco's Japantown, which opened on June 1; Quimby's in Chicago; Confounded Books in Seattle and Spoonbill & Sugartown in Brooklyn.
Gay pride is like file holidays, I love Christmas until I get sucked into the frenzy of all those relatives and start wondering how much weight I'll gain.
I knew some would be targeted in the genocidal frenzy because they were Tutsis.
At the close of trading, Netscape was valued at more than US$2 billion and the frenzy of high-tech stock-buying had begun.